Cover image for Marty Hogan's power Racquetball
Title:
Marty Hogan's power Racquetball
Author:
Hogan, Marty.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Power racquetball
Publication Information:
Chicago : Contemporary Books, inc., [1978]

©1978
Physical Description:
xx, 135 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780809275779

9780809275762
Format :
Book

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Summary

Author Notes

Art Shay was born in the Bronx, New York on March 31, 1922. He joined the Army Air Forces in 1943 and became a lead navigator during World War II under the command of the actor Jimmy Stewart. Shay flew more than 30 bomber missions and survived a deadly air battle in September 1944 in Kassel, Germany. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Croix de Guerre. In June 1944, he photographed a midair collision between two B-24 planes and sold the images to Look for $100.

In 1947, he became a writer for Life magazine. He wrote more than 100 articles over the next four years before becoming a freelance photographer in 1951. His photographs have appeared in Life, Time, Look, Sports Illustrated and Fortune magazines. In 2017, he received a lifetime achievement award from the Lucie Foundation.

He wrote more than 60 books including Album for an Age: Unconventional Words and Pictures from the Twentieth Century, My Florence: A 70-Year Love Story, and nonfiction children's books written under the name Arthur Shay. He wrote five plays including A Clock for Nikita and Where Have You Gone, Jimmy Stewart? He died of heart failure on April 28, 2018 at the age of 96.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Art Shay was born in the Bronx, New York on March 31, 1922. He joined the Army Air Forces in 1943 and became a lead navigator during World War II under the command of the actor Jimmy Stewart. Shay flew more than 30 bomber missions and survived a deadly air battle in September 1944 in Kassel, Germany. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Croix de Guerre. In June 1944, he photographed a midair collision between two B-24 planes and sold the images to Look for $100.

In 1947, he became a writer for Life magazine. He wrote more than 100 articles over the next four years before becoming a freelance photographer in 1951. His photographs have appeared in Life, Time, Look, Sports Illustrated and Fortune magazines. In 2017, he received a lifetime achievement award from the Lucie Foundation.

He wrote more than 60 books including Album for an Age: Unconventional Words and Pictures from the Twentieth Century, My Florence: A 70-Year Love Story, and nonfiction children's books written under the name Arthur Shay. He wrote five plays including A Clock for Nikita and Where Have You Gone, Jimmy Stewart? He died of heart failure on April 28, 2018 at the age of 96.

(Bowker Author Biography)