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Title:
Mickey Mantle : America's prodigal son
Author:
Castro, Tony.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xiv, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9781574883848

9781574885316
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV865.M33 C38 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Based on over 250 interviews with the famous ballplayer's friends, teammates, lovers, and acquaintances, offers a portrait of the complex American sports hero.


Author Notes

Tony Castro is a former staff writer at Sports Illustrated and Nieman Fellow at Harvard, and his work has appeared in the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. With his wife and two sons, he lives in Beverly Hills, California


Table of Contents

Prologuep. ix
Part 1 Fathers and Sonsp. 3
Part 2 Heroes and Rebelsp. 75
Part 3 The Kingdom and the Powerp. 155
Part 4 The Autumn of the Legendp. 233
Epiloguep. 281
Author's Notep. 287
Acknowledgmentsp. 294
Mickey Mantle's Hall of Fame Speechp. 298
Bob Costas's Eulogyp. 302
Mickey Mantle's Batting Statisticsp. 306
Bibliographyp. 335
Indexp. 337
About the Authorp. 344

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