The Resource Mickey and Willie : Mantle and Mays, the parallel lives of baseball's golden age, Allen Barra, (electronic resource)

Mickey and Willie : Mantle and Mays, the parallel lives of baseball's golden age, Allen Barra, (electronic resource)

Label
Mickey and Willie : Mantle and Mays, the parallel lives of baseball's golden age
Title
Mickey and Willie
Title remainder
Mantle and Mays, the parallel lives of baseball's golden age
Statement of responsibility
Allen Barra
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age, almost the same size, and came to New York at the same time. They possessed virtually the same talents, and played the same position. They were both products of generations of baseball-playing families, for whom the game was the only escape from a lifetime of brutal manual labor. Both were nearly crushed by the weight of the outsized expectations placed on them, first by their families and later by America. Both lived secret lives far different from those their fans knew. What their fans also didn't know was that the two men shared a close personal friendship--and that each was the only man who could truly understand the other's experience"--
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Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Barra, Allen
Dewey number
  • 796.3570922
  • B
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.A1
LC item number
B3239 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
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  • Mantle, Mickey
  • Mays, Willie
  • Baseball players
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball / General
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball / History
Label
Mickey and Willie : Mantle and Mays, the parallel lives of baseball's golden age, Allen Barra, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0010825610
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307716507
Lccn
oc2012634763
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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0010825610
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Specific material designation
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Label
Mickey and Willie : Mantle and Mays, the parallel lives of baseball's golden age, Allen Barra, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0010825610
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307716507
Lccn
oc2012634763
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0010825610
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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