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Author Murphy, Cait, 1961- author.

Title A history of American sports in 100 objects / Cait Murphy.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [2016]
©2016

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    796 MUR    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    796 MUR    Available
Description x, 371 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-350) and index.
Summary "From nearly forgotten heroes like Tad Lucas (rodeo) and Tommy Kono (weightlifting) to celebrities like Amelia Earhart, Muhammad Ali, and Michael Phelps, Cait Murphy tells the stories of the people, events, and things that have forged the epic of American sports, in both its splendor and its squalor. Stories of heroism and triumph rub up against tales of discrimination and cheating. These objects tell much more than just stories about great games--they tell the story of the nation."--Amazon.com.
Subject Sports -- United States -- History -- Miscellanea.
ISBN 9780465097746 (hardcover) : $29.99
046509774X (hardcover)

 
    
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