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The Big Fella

Babe Ruth and the World He Created

The Big Fella( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Leavy, Jane
ISBN:978-0-06-238022-7
Publication Date:Oct 2018
Publisher:HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $32.50
Book Description:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From Jane Leavy, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax, comes the definitive biography of Babe Ruth--the man Roger Angell dubbed "the model for modern celebrity."

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR:

The Boston Globe | Publishers Weekly | Kirkus | Newsweek | The Philadelphia Inquirer | The Progressive

Winner of the 2019 SABR Seymour Medal | Finalist for the...
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Book Details
Pages:656
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General
Sports & Recreation / Baseball / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.592 Inches
Book Weight:2.058 Pounds
Author Biography
Leavy, Jane (Author)
Jane Leavy is an American writer who grew up on Long Island, New York. She is a graduate of Barnard College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Early in her career she was staff writer for womenSports and Self magazines. From 1979-1988 she worked for the Washington Post covering sports, and later the style section which included sports, politics, and pop culture. Her writing has also been published in The New York Times, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated and other prominent publications.

Her books include Squeeze Play: A Novel, The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood, Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy, and The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created.

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