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Roger Maris: Baseball's Reluctant Hero by [Tom Clavin, Danny Peary]

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“The definitive biography of an enigmatic and woefully misunderstood man.” —Philadelphia Inquirer

“A first-rate biography, thoroughly researched and stylishly written.” —
Florida Times-Union

“A remarkable work that belongs in every baseball fan’s house.” —Larry King

“One of the best players of his era has finally gotten the fair and accurate biography he deserves.” —
Sacramento Book Review

About the Author

Tom Clavin is the author or coauthor of sixteen books. For fifteen years he wrote for The New York Times and has contributed to such magazines as Golf, Men's Journal, Parade, Reader’s Digest, and Smithsonian. He is currently the investigative features correspondent for Manhattan Magazine. He lives in Sag Harbor, New York.

Danny Peary is a sports and pop culture historian who has published twenty books. His movie, television, music, and sports articles and interviews have appeared in such publications as FilmInk, Movieline, Satellite Direct, OnDirect TV, TV Guide, TV Guide-Canada, Cosmopolitan, The New York Times, The Daily News, The Boston Globe, Sports Collectors Digest, The Soho News, The Philadelphia Bulletin, Films in Focus, Films and Filming, Slant, L.A. Panorama, Memories and Dreams, The East Hampton Independent, and Country Weekly. He is the New York correspondent for the Australian magazine FilmInk and a contributing editor for brink.com  He lives in New York City and Sag Harbor, New York.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0039PH6V4
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Atria Books; Illustrated edition (February 24, 2010)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ February 24, 2010
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2715 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 452 pages
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