The Last Hero

The Last Hero

A Life of Henry Aaron

Book - 2010
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In "The Last Hero", Bryant chronicles Aaron's childhood in segregated Alabama, his brief stardom in the Negro Leagues, his complicated relationship with celebrity, and his historic rivalry with Willie Mays--all culminating in the defining event of his life: his shattering of Babe Ruth's all-time home-run record. Bryant also examines Aaron's more complex second act: his quest to become an important voice beyond the ball field.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780375424854
0375424857
Branch Call Number: B/AARON
Characteristics: xvi, 600 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.

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