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The Resource Legends never die : athletes and their afterlives in modern America, Richard Ian Kimball, (electronic resource)

Legends never die : athletes and their afterlives in modern America, Richard Ian Kimball, (electronic resource)

Label
Legends never die : athletes and their afterlives in modern America
Title
Legends never die
Title remainder
athletes and their afterlives in modern America
Statement of responsibility
Richard Ian Kimball
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kimball, Richard Ian
Dewey number
306.4/83
LC call number
GV706.5
LC item number
.K56 2017
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sports in popular culture
  • Athletes
  • Athletes
  • Athletes
  • Premature death
Label
Legends never die : athletes and their afterlives in modern America, Richard Ian Kimball, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction : making immortals -- Why Lou Gehrig was lucky : a meditation on the mortality of American athletes -- The Gipper wins one for the Gipper : George Gipp, Knute Rockne, and Ronald Reagan -- Only cowgirls get the blues : Bonnie McCarroll and Lane Frost -- Who killed Benny Paret? -- "Princess Diana with a pushbroom mustache" : Dale Earnhardt and the narratives of a NASCAR death -- To an athlete dying old : Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Ted Williams
  • Introduction : making immortals -- Why Lou Gehrig was lucky : a meditation on the mortality of American athletes -- The Gipper wins one for the Gipper : George Gipp, Knute Rockne, and Ronald Reagan -- Only cowgirls get the blues : Bonnie McCarroll and Lane Frost -- Who killed Benny Paret? -- "Princess Diana with a pushbroom mustache" : Dale Earnhardt and the narratives of a NASCAR death -- To an athlete dying old : Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Ted Williams
  • Introduction : making immortals -- Why Lou Gehrig was lucky : a meditation on the mortality of American athletes -- The Gipper wins one for the Gipper : George Gipp, Knute Rockne, and Ronald Reagan -- Only cowgirls get the blues : Bonnie McCarroll and Lane Frost -- Who killed Benny Paret? -- "Princess Diana with a pushbroom mustache" : Dale Earnhardt and the narratives of a NASCAR death -- To an athlete dying old : Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Ted Williams
  • Introduction : making immortals -- Why Lou Gehrig was lucky : a meditation on the mortality of American athletes -- The Gipper wins one for the Gipper : George Gipp, Knute Rockne, and Ronald Reagan -- Only cowgirls get the blues : Bonnie McCarroll and Lane Frost -- Who killed Benny Paret? -- "Princess Diana with a pushbroom mustache" : Dale Earnhardt and the narratives of a NASCAR death -- To an athlete dying old : Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Ted Williams
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001798899
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 201 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9780815635062
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2017001141
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001798899
Label
Legends never die : athletes and their afterlives in modern America, Richard Ian Kimball, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction : making immortals -- Why Lou Gehrig was lucky : a meditation on the mortality of American athletes -- The Gipper wins one for the Gipper : George Gipp, Knute Rockne, and Ronald Reagan -- Only cowgirls get the blues : Bonnie McCarroll and Lane Frost -- Who killed Benny Paret? -- "Princess Diana with a pushbroom mustache" : Dale Earnhardt and the narratives of a NASCAR death -- To an athlete dying old : Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Ted Williams
  • Introduction : making immortals -- Why Lou Gehrig was lucky : a meditation on the mortality of American athletes -- The Gipper wins one for the Gipper : George Gipp, Knute Rockne, and Ronald Reagan -- Only cowgirls get the blues : Bonnie McCarroll and Lane Frost -- Who killed Benny Paret? -- "Princess Diana with a pushbroom mustache" : Dale Earnhardt and the narratives of a NASCAR death -- To an athlete dying old : Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Ted Williams
  • Introduction : making immortals -- Why Lou Gehrig was lucky : a meditation on the mortality of American athletes -- The Gipper wins one for the Gipper : George Gipp, Knute Rockne, and Ronald Reagan -- Only cowgirls get the blues : Bonnie McCarroll and Lane Frost -- Who killed Benny Paret? -- "Princess Diana with a pushbroom mustache" : Dale Earnhardt and the narratives of a NASCAR death -- To an athlete dying old : Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Ted Williams
  • Introduction : making immortals -- Why Lou Gehrig was lucky : a meditation on the mortality of American athletes -- The Gipper wins one for the Gipper : George Gipp, Knute Rockne, and Ronald Reagan -- Only cowgirls get the blues : Bonnie McCarroll and Lane Frost -- Who killed Benny Paret? -- "Princess Diana with a pushbroom mustache" : Dale Earnhardt and the narratives of a NASCAR death -- To an athlete dying old : Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Ted Williams
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001798899
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 201 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9780815635062
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2017001141
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001798899

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