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The Last Hero free pdf In the thirty-four years since his retirement, Henry (Hank) Aaron's reputation has only grown in magnitude. But his influence extends beyond statistics, and at long last here is the first definitive biography of one of baseball's immortal figures. Based on meticulous research and extensive interviews "The Last Hero "reveals how Aaron navigated the upheavals of his time--fighting against racism while at the same time benefiting from racial progress--and how he achieved his goal of continuing Jackie Robinson's mission to obtain full equality for African Americans, both in baseball and society, while he lived uncomfortably in the public eye. Eloquently written, detailed and penetrating, this is a revelatory portrait of a complicated, private man who through sports became an enduring American icon.

About Howard Bryant

Howard Bryantis the author of"Shut Out: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston, "which was a finalist for the Society for American Baseball Research's 2003 Seymour Medal, and" Juicing the Game: Drugs, Power, and the Fight for the Soul of Major League Baseball. "He is a senior writer for""ESPN.com and" ESPN the Magazine"- appears regularly on ESPN's "The Sports Reporters, ESPN First Take, "and" Outside the Lines"- and serves as sports correspondent for NPR's" Weekend Edition Saturday. "He lives in western Massachusetts. Visit the author's website at: www.howardbryant.net.

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Author : Howard Bryant
Publisher : Random House Inc
Data Published : 15 May 2011
ISBN : 0307279928
EAN : 9780307279927
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 600 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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