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Author Leavy, Jane, author.

Title The Big Fella [text (large print)] : Babe Ruth and the world he created / Jane Leavy.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper Luxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Large Print - RIPG-6  LP B RUTH    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Southwest Branch Adult Large Print - RISG-8  LP B RUTH    AVAILABLE
Edition First Harperluxe edition.
Description xxxvii, 926 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Physical Medium large print. rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 910-926).
Summary A portrait of Babe Ruth and his partnership with business manager Christy Walsh traces how their strategies, achievements and notoriety established a blueprint for modern athletic stardom.
Contents 1927 Barnstorming Tour -- Introduction -- Prologue: June 13, 1902, St. Mary's Industrial School for Boys -- Oct. 10: Providence -- Oct. 10: Aboard the New York Central -- Oct. 11: Trenton -- Oct. 12: Cityline -- Oct. 13: Asbury Park -- Oct. 13-14: Aboard the Manhattan Limited/Lima -- Oct. 15: Kansas City, Missouri -- Oct. 16: Omaha, Nebraska -- Oct. 17: Aboard the Rock Island Line -- Oct. 18: Sioux City -- Oct. 19: Denver -- Oct. 21-22: Bay Area -- Oct. 23: San Francisco -- Oct. 25: Marysville -- Oct. 26: San Jose -- Oct. 28: San Diego -- Oct. 29: Fresno -- Oct. 30: Los Angeles.
Subject Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Outfielders (Baseball) -- United States -- Biography.
Large type books.
Outfielder (Baseball) -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Large type books.
ISBN 9780062860255 (Large Print)
0062860259 (Large Print)

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