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Off to the Side: A Memoir

ISBN: 0871138603, 0802140300 | 2002 | EPUB | 320 Pages | 2 MB

Selected as a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Off to the Side is the tale of one of America's most beloved writers. Jim Harrison traces his upbringing in Michigan amid the austerities of the Depression and the Second World War, and the seemingly greater austerities of his starchy Swedish forebears. He chro

Memories of Summer: When Baseball Was an Art, and Writing about It a Game

ISBN: 0786861908, 0803278128 | 1997 | EPUB | 304 Pages | 1 MB

Acclaimed baseball writer and bestselling author Roger Kahn gives us a memoir of his Brooklyn childhood, a recollection of a life in journalism, and a record of personal acquaintance with the greatest ballplayers of several eras.

His father had a passion for the Dodgers; his mother's passion was for

Bob Zuppke: The Life and Football Legacy of the Illinois Coach

English | 15 Aug. 2009 | ISBN: 0786443014 | 225 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Bob Zuppke was head football coach at the University of Illinois from 1912 to 1941, a period that saw two world wars, a major economic depression, and significant changes in higher education and the role of sports, as major intercollegiate competitions became primary public relations events for the most competitiv

Crusading for Chemistry: The Professional Career of Charles Holmes Herty

English | 2010-05-01 | ISBN: 0820335525 | 498 Pages | PDF | 7,5 MB

In this biography of Charles Holmes Herty (1867-1938), Germaine M. Reed portrays the life and work of an internationally known scientist who contributed greatly to the industry of his native region and who played a significant role in the development of American chemistry. 

As president of the