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Author Charyn, Jerome.

Title Joe DiMaggio : the long vigil / Jerome Charyn
Published New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 170 pages)
Series Icons of America
Icons of America.
Contents "Our national exaggeration" -- The walloping wop -- Joltin' Joe and the ghost of Lou Gehrig -- "C'mon, Joe, talk to me" -- The wounded warrior -- The princess of Yankee Stadium -- Mr. Marilyn Monroe -- "Bigger than the Statue of Liberty" -- The greatest living ball player -- The biggest fan of them all -- Finale : an outfielder's sky
Summary Examines the life of the baseball player in a new light, as a man who took his marriage to Marilyn Monroe very seriously long after their divorce, and had trouble finding a new role for himself during his retirement from the sport
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-159) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject DiMaggio, Joe, 1914-1999.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300172664 (electronic bk.)
9780300172669 (electronic bk.)