Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero

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Price
$21.00  $19.53
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
6.2 X 9.24 X 1.03 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780743299992

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About the Author
David Maraniss is an associate editor at The Washington Post and a distinguished visiting professor at Vanderbilt University. He has won two Pulitzer Prizes for journalism and was a finalist three other times. Among his bestselling books are biographies of Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Roberto Clemente, and Vince Lombardi, and a trilogy about the 1960s--Rome 1960; Once in a Great City (winner of the RFK Book Prize); and They Marched into Sunlight (winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Prize and Pulitzer Finalist in History).
Reviews
"Splendid . . . . A baseball-savvy book sensitive to the social context that made Clemente baseball's future . . . . Thanks to Maraniss, Clemente's legacy is suitably defined and explained."--George F. Will "The New York Times Book Review"
"The year's best bio."--Sports Illustrated
"Clemente stands apart. His story, like the game he played, is a deep breath of fresh spring air."--David Hinckley "Daily News (New York)"
"Maraniss brings imagination, energy, and even poetry to his superb biography of one of the greatest ballplayers ever to delight a stadium full of fans."--Bill Littlefield "The Boston Globe"