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The last boy

Jane Leavy

The last boy

Mickey Mantle and the end of America"s childhood

by Jane Leavy

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Published by HarperLuxe in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball players,
  • Biography,
  • New York Yankees (Baseball team)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [716]-741).

    Other titlesMickey Mantle and the end of America"s childhood
    StatementJane Leavy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.M33 L43 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 743 p. (large print), [16] p. of plates
    Number of Pages743
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27122195M
    ISBN 10006177488X
    ISBN 109780061774881
    OCLC/WorldCa262884880

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