Thursday, 12 January 2017

The Last Boy (Enhanced Edition) By Jane Leavy

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Title:The Last Boy (Enhanced Edition)
Author:Jane Leavy
Format:ebook
Page:480 pages
ISBN:0062060368

The enhanced e book of The Last Boy includes 30 minutes of video that provide unique analysis of Mantle s left and right handed swings Mantle memorabilia not found in the book Insight into the structure of the book And other information sure to interest Mantle and baseball fans.Meticulously reported and elegantly written, The Last Boy weaves together the auth The enhanced e book of The Last Boy includes 30 minutes of video that provide unique analysis of Mantle s left and right handed swings Mantle memorabilia not found in the book Insight into the structure of the book And other information sure to interest Mantle and baseball fans.Meticulously reported and elegantly written, The Last Boy weaves together the author s own memories of Mickey Mantle with stories and reminiscences, both on and off the field, of a man who led the Yankees to seven world championships, was voted the American League s MVP three times, won the Triple Crown in 1956 and dueled teammate Roger Maris in the thrilling 1961 chase for the single season home run record all the while battling crippling injuries and the lifelong drinking problem that eventually led to his death


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Jane Leavy is the author of the New York Times bestseller Sandy Koufax A Leftys Legacy and the comic novel Squeeze Play, which Entertainment Weekly called the best novel ever written about baseball She was a staff writer at The Washington Post from 1979 to1988, first in the sports section, then writing for the style section She covered baseball, tennis, and the Olympics for the paper She wrote Jane Leavy is the author of the New York Times bestseller Sandy Koufax A Leftys Legacy and the comic novel Squeeze Play, which Entertainment Weekly called the best novel ever written about baseball She was a staff writer at The Washington Post from 1979 to1988, first in the sports section, then writing for the style section She covered baseball, tennis, and the Olympics for the paper She wrote features for the style section about sports, politics, and pop culture, including, most memorably, a profile of Mugsy Bogues, the 53 guard for the Washington Wizards, which was longer than he is tall.Before joining the The Washington Post, she was a staff writer at womenSports and Self magazines She has written for many publications, including The New York Times, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, The Village Voice, and The New York Daily News Leavys work has been anthologized in many collections, including Best Sportswriting, Coach 25 Writers Reflect on People Who Made a Difference, Child of Mine Essays on Becoming a Mother, Nike Is a Goddess The History of Women in Sports, Diamonds Are a Girls Best Friend Women Writers on Baseball, A Kind of Grace A Treasury of Sportswriting by Women, and Making Words Dance Reflections on Red Smith, Journalism and Writing.She grew up on Long Island where she pitched briefly and poorly for the Blue Jays of the Roslyn Long Island Little League On her parents first date, her father, a water boy for the 1927 New York football Giants, took her mother to a Brooklyn College football game She retaliated by taking him to Loehmanns after the final whistle It was a template for their 63 year union As a child, Jane Leavy worshipped Mickey Mantle from the second floor ballroom in the Concourse Plaza Hotel where her grandmothers synagogue held services on the High Holidays.Jane Leavy attended Barnard College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she wrote her masters essay later published in The Village Voice on Red Smith, the late sports columnist for The New York Times, who was her other childhood hero.She has two adult children, Nick and Emma Isakoff, and she lives in Washington, DC, and Truro, Massachusetts



thumbnailTitle: The Last Boy (Enhanced Edition)
Posted by:Jane Leavy
Published :2016-02-19T04:24+01:00
The enhanced e book of The Last Boy includes 30 minutes of video that provide unique analysis of Mantle s left and right handed swings Mantle m
The Last Boy (Enhanced Edition)
480 pagesJane Leavy

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