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Bouton : the life of a baseball original

Author: Mitchell Nathanson
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bouton examines the remarkable life of a player and an author who forever changed the way we view not only sports books but professional sports as a whole"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Jim Bouton; Jim Bouton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell Nathanson
ISBN: 9781496217707 1496217705
OCLC Number: 1124519711
Description: xvii, 407 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Prologue: Publication Day Part One: The Bulldog 1. Warm-up Bouton 2. Take a Hike, Son 3. Joliet 4. You Should Write a Book 5. A Long Way from Amarillo 6. Fucking Shecter 7. All 'Bout Bouton 8. A Threat, Not a Fine 9. The Bulldog and the Chipmunks 10. Rebel without a Fastball 11. The Youth of America Is for Kids 12. The End of the Line Part Two: The Author 13. Beginnings 14. From Tell-Some to Tell-All 15. Take Your Pants Off, Bouton 16. Fuck You, Shakespeare 17. Protectors of the Holy Flame 18. Against the Unwritten Rules of Baseball 19. Not Enough Sex 20. The Leni Riefenstahl of the National Football League 21. Taking It Personally 22. Bad Stuff 'bout the Mets Part Three: The Iconoclast 23. Not Selling Refrigerators 24. The Most Famous Vasectomy in New York 25. Are We Rolling? 26. One Smart-Ass and Four Lawyers 27. You're a Long Time Dead 28. The Battered Bastard of Baseball 29. Gilligan's Island in Baseball Suits 30. Too Old, Too Everything 31. Magic 32. Dreaming in Baseball 33. Mask of the Bulldog 34. Hey, New York-Bouton's Back! 35. Lightning in a Pouch 36. The Solo Artist 37. Laurie 38. Existential Bad Faith 39. A Mile in Bowie's Shoes 40. Cashing Out 41. The Butter-Yellow Box Epilogue: The Cool of the Evening Notes Bibliography Index
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