Mickey and Willie

Filename: mickey-and-willie.pdf
ISBN: 9780307716484
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 479
Author: Allen Barra
Publisher: Crown Pub

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Mickey and Willie

Filename: mickey-and-willie.pdf
ISBN: 9780307716507
Release Date: 2013-05-14
Number of pages: 496
Author: Allen Barra
Publisher: Crown Archetype

Download and read online Mickey and Willie in PDF and EPUB Acclaimed sportswriter Allen Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field. Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light-years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age and almost the same size, and they 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.


Steamboat Willie

Filename: steamboat-willie.pdf
ISBN: PSU:000049929485
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 66
Author:
Publisher: RH/Disney

Download and read online Steamboat Willie in PDF and EPUB Recreating the 1928 Disney animated short film--the very first of its kind--Mickey the steamboat pilot goes out of his way to impress Minnie.


Walt Before Mickey

Filename: walt-before-mickey.pdf
ISBN: 9781604739619
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 340
Author: Timothy S. Susanin
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Download and read online Walt Before Mickey in PDF and EPUB The untold story of ten critical, formative years in the great producer's life


Willie Mays

Filename: willie-mays.pdf
ISBN: 1439171653
Release Date: 2010-04-03
Number of pages: 640
Author: James S. Hirsch
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Willie Mays in PDF and EPUB The “enormously entertaining and wide-ranging” (Seattle Times) authorized, definitive, New York Times bestselling biography of Willie Mays, the most complete baseball player of all time. Willie Mays is arguably the greatest player in baseball history, still revered for the passion he brought to the game. He began as a teenager in the Negro Leagues, became a cult hero in New York, and was the headliner in Major League Baseball’s bold expansion to California. He was a blend of power, speed, and stylistic bravado that enraptured fans for more than two decades. Now James Hirsch reveals the man behind the player. Mays was a transcendent figure who received standing ovations in enemy stadiums and who, during the turbulent civil rights era, urged understanding and reconciliation. More than his records, his legacy is defined by the pure joy that he brought to fans and the loving memories that have been passed to future generations so they might know the magic and beauty of the game. With meticulous research and drawing on interviews with Mays himself as well as with close friends, family, and teammates, Hirsch presents a brilliant portrait of one of America’s most significant cultural icons.


The Book of Mouse

Filename: the-book-of-mouse.pdf
ISBN: 0984341501
Release Date: 2013-11-16
Number of pages: 318
Author: Jim Korkis
Publisher:

Download and read online The Book of Mouse in PDF and EPUB "(Almost) everything you wanted to know about Mickey Mouse! Thousands of facts, quotes, and stories about Walt Disney's famous alter-ego." -- Back cover.


Willie Me

Filename: willie-me.pdf
ISBN: 9780062332073
Release Date: 2015-03-03
Number of pages: 176
Author: Dan Gutman
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Willie Me in PDF and EPUB With more than 1.5 million books sold, the Baseball Card Adventures series brings the greatest players in history to life. Featuring black-and-white photographs and stats throughout, plus back matter separating fact from fiction, Willie & Me is the perfect mix of history and action for every young baseball fan. Stosh thought he was finished traveling back in time. But then Ralph Branca shows up in his room one night, begging for Stosh's help. In 1951, Branca pitched a ball to Bobby Thomson that would become the "Shot Heard Round the World," a home run that won the National League pennant for the New York Giants and changed the lives of Branca and Thomson forever. Branca says the Giants were cheating, and he needs Stosh to use his power with baseball cards to go back in time and set things right. Stosh is determined to help, but he quickly learns that you can't change just one little thing in history. If he erases the "Shot Heard Round the World," he may forever alter the life of a young rookie named Willie Mays. With wisdom from all the players he has helped before—plus the surprise return of some familiar faces—Stosh uses his power to travel in time using baseball cards one last time in a fabulous finale to the adventure of a lifetime. Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in the English Language Arts


Unconquered

Filename: unconquered.pdf
ISBN: 9781612540757
Release Date: 2012-05-01
Number of pages: 488
Author: J.D. Davis
Publisher: BookBaby

Download and read online Unconquered in PDF and EPUB Three cousins, inseparably bonded through music. Each became a star; their story would become a legend. J.D. Davis’s enthralling new biography of famous cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart, and Mickey Gilley, born within a twelve-month span in small-town Louisiana during the Great Depression, draws from exhaustive research and personal connections with friends and family. Davis recreates the irresistible and life-changing power of music that surrounded the cousins as boys and shaped their engagingly distinct paths to fame. With three personal journeys set alongside important landmarks in pop-culture history, Davis presents a unique tale of American music centered on the trials, tribulations, and achievements of three men who remain truly Unconquered.


The Last Boy

Filename: the-last-boy.pdf
ISBN: 9780061987786
Release Date: 2010-10-12
Number of pages: 512
Author: Jane Leavy
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online The Last Boy in PDF and EPUB Award-winning sports writer Jane Leavy follows her New York Times runaway bestseller Sandy Koufax with the definitive biography of baseball icon Mickey Mantle. The legendary Hall-of-Fame outfielder was a national hero during his record-setting career with the New York Yankees, but public revelations of alcoholism, infidelity, and family strife badly tarnished the ballplayer's reputation in his latter years. In The Last Boy, Leavy plumbs the depths of the complex athlete, using copious first-hand research as well as her own memories, to show why The Mick remains the most beloved and misunderstood Yankee slugger of all time.


Mickey Mantle s Greatest Hits

Filename: mickey-mantle-s-greatest-hits.pdf
ISBN: 1561719749
Release Date: 1998
Number of pages: 322
Author: David S. Nuttall
Publisher: SP Books

Download and read online Mickey Mantle s Greatest Hits in PDF and EPUB Traces the remarkable career of Mickey Mantle through a daily log of the legendary switch-hitter's home runs and historic games


Say Hey

Filename: say-hey.pdf
ISBN: 0671678361
Release Date: 1989-03-01
Number of pages: 303
Author: Willie Mays
Publisher:

Download and read online Say Hey in PDF and EPUB The legendary athlete discusses his greatest plays, his greatest teammates and opponents, his personal life, his days in the Negro Leagues, Contemporary baseball, and his most bitter moment in major league baseball


Mr Silver s Christmas

Filename: mr-silver-s-christmas.pdf
ISBN: 9781304224675
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Author: Robert O'Brian
Publisher: Lulu.com

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Lonesome Dove

Filename: lonesome-dove.pdf
ISBN: 1451606532
Release Date: 2010-06-01
Number of pages: 864
Author: Larry McMurtry
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Lonesome Dove in PDF and EPUB A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written about the last defiant wilderness of America. Journey to the dusty little Texas town of Lonesome Dove and meet an unforgettable assortment of heroes and outlaws, whores and ladies, Indians and settlers. Richly authentic, beautifully written, always dramatic, Lonesome Dove is a book to make us laugh, weep, dream, and remember.


Animating Space

Filename: animating-space.pdf
ISBN: 9780813125862
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 296
Author: J. P. Telotte
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Download and read online Animating Space in PDF and EPUB 'Animating Space' explores how animation has evolved in line with changing cultural attitudes, as well as examining the innovations that have helped raise the medium from a novelty to a fully-fledged art form.


MetaMaus

Filename: metamaus.pdf
ISBN: 9780375423949
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 299
Author: Art Spiegelman
Publisher: Pantheon

Download and read online MetaMaus in PDF and EPUB A New Yorker contributor and co-founder of RAW traces the creative process that went into his Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, revealing the inspirations for his work while providing on an accompanying DVD a reference copy of The Complete Maus and audio interviews with his father.