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Author Leavy, Jane.

Title The last boy : Mickey Mantle and the end of America's childhood / Jane Leavy.

Publication Info. New York : Harper, [2010]
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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  92 MANTLE    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY MANTLE    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  BIOG. MANTLE, M.    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  B MANTLE    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  B MANTLE    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  BIOGRAPHY MANTLE    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  B MANTLE    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  B MANTLE MICKEY L    Check Shelf
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  B MANTLE LEA    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Biographies  B MANTLE    Check Shelf

Edition 1st ed.
Description xxiv, 456 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [421]-438), filmography (pages 436-437), and index.
Contents Preface: My weekend with The Mick -- Innocence lost, Atlantic City, April 1983 -- March 26, 1951: The whole world opened up -- October 5, 1951: When fates converge -- October 23, 1951: Undermined -- May 27, 1949: Patrimony -- May 20, 1952: In the ground -- April 17, 1953: One big day -- November 2, 1953: Fish bait -- September 26, 1954: No other time -- A Round with the Mick, Atlantic City, April 1983 -- May 30, 1956: A body remembers -- May 16, 1957: Returns of the day -- August 14, 1960: Season under siege -- Nightcap, Atlantic City, April 1983 -- September 25, 1961: Dr. Feelgood -- May 18, 1962: His best self -- June 5, 1963: The breaking point -- September 26, 1968: Last licks -- Dream on, Atlantic City, April 1983 -- June 8, 1969: Half-life of a star -- December 19, 1985: 18 below in Fargo -- February 5, 1988: Top of the heap -- February 4, 1994: Getaway day -- Riding with The Mick, Atlantic City, April 1983 -- August 13, 1995: The last boy -- The kinetic Mick.
Summary Drawing on interviews with friends and family, as well as teammates and opponents, "New York Times"-bestselling author Leavy delivers the definitive account of one of the biggest talents and most tragic figures ever to play baseball--Mickey Mantle.
Subject Mantle, Mickey, 1931-1995.
New York Yankees (Baseball team)
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Added Title Mickey Mantle and the end of America's childhood
ISBN 9780060883522
0060883529
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