The Resource Luckiest man : the life and death of Lou Gehrig, Jonathan Eig

Luckiest man : the life and death of Lou Gehrig, Jonathan Eig

Label
Luckiest man : the life and death of Lou Gehrig
Title
Luckiest man
Title remainder
the life and death of Lou Gehrig
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Eig
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on hundreds of new interviews and previously unpublished letters to present a comprehensive account of the life of the Hall of Fame ballplayer whose career was cut short by the disease now named for him, in a portrait that shares background details about his rivalry with Babe Ruth, the onset of his illness, and the final years of his life
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eig, Jonathan
Dewey number
  • 796.357/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV865.G4
LC item number
E54 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print biography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gehrig, Lou
  • Baseball players
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Gehrig, Lou
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Baseball players
  • United States
Label
Luckiest man : the life and death of Lou Gehrig, Jonathan Eig
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 669-729)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The survivor -- "Babe" Gehrig -- At Columbia -- The Behemoth of bing -- Goodbye, Mr. Pipp -- Coming of age -- Sinner and saint -- Barnstorming days -- A charmed life -- The crash -- Iron horse -- Courtship -- Out of the shadows -- A night at the opera -- The next big thing -- Lord of the jungle -- Strange times -- The longest summer -- Like a match burning out -- Last chance -- Pictchers once feared his bat -- The bitter with the sweet -- Luckiest man -- The bureaucrat -- Our boy is pretty discouraged -- He was baseball
Extent
1 online resource (731 pages (large print))
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036555628
Label
Luckiest man : the life and death of Lou Gehrig, Jonathan Eig
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 669-729)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The survivor -- "Babe" Gehrig -- At Columbia -- The Behemoth of bing -- Goodbye, Mr. Pipp -- Coming of age -- Sinner and saint -- Barnstorming days -- A charmed life -- The crash -- Iron horse -- Courtship -- Out of the shadows -- A night at the opera -- The next big thing -- Lord of the jungle -- Strange times -- The longest summer -- Like a match burning out -- Last chance -- Pictchers once feared his bat -- The bitter with the sweet -- Luckiest man -- The bureaucrat -- Our boy is pretty discouraged -- He was baseball
Extent
1 online resource (731 pages (large print))
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036555628

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