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All American The Rise and Fall of Jim Thorpe

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ISBN-10: 0471557323

ISBN-13: 9780471557326

Edition: 2005

Authors: Bill Crawford

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Description:

Jim Thorpe (1888-1953) is arguably the twentieth century's greatest athlete, the only man in history to play on a World Series baseball team as well as winning gold medals in the Olympics. This biography captures his athletic triumphs, the prejudices of his time and his relationship with Pop Warner.
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 10/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Introduction
American Airedale
An Incorrigible Youngster
Men Born Shaggy
Oklahoma Buckaroo
The "Hunchback" Play
"White Man Bathed in Red"
"Athletocracy"
"Run Fast Good"
A Perfect Football Machine
Spreading the Wealth
The Olympic Idea
Starting Halfback
Rocky Mount Railroader
Marvel of the Age
The Greatest Athlete in the World
All-American
The Swindle
A Man with No Principle
Masters of the White Man's Game
Afterword: The Continuing Problem of "Amateur" Athletics
Acknowledgments
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index