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The Resource Let's play two : the legend of Mr. Cub, the life of Ernie Banks, Ron Rapoport

Let's play two : the legend of Mr. Cub, the life of Ernie Banks, Ron Rapoport

Label
Let's play two : the legend of Mr. Cub, the life of Ernie Banks
Title
Let's play two
Title remainder
the legend of Mr. Cub, the life of Ernie Banks
Statement of responsibility
Ron Rapoport
Title variation
  • Let us play two
  • Let play 2
  • Let us play 2
Title variation remainder
the legend of Mr. Cub, the life of Ernie Banks
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The definitive and revealing biography of Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, one of America's most iconic, beloved, and misunderstood baseball players, by acclaimed journalist Ron Rapoport"--provided by publisher
Summary
This biography of the baseball Hall of Famer examines his early years battling poverty and racism, his career with the Chicago Cubs and who, despite facing depression and loneliness, was known for his enthusiasm for the game
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10763234
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rapoport, Ron
Dewey number
796.357092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Banks, Ernie
  • Chicago Cubs (Baseball team)
  • Baseball players
  • African American baseball players
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the legend of Mr. Cub, the life of Ernie Banks
Label
Let's play two : the legend of Mr. Cub, the life of Ernie Banks, Ron Rapoport
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Omaha -- A blessed child. 1717 Fairmount ; Booker T ; On the road ; Leaving home -- Apprenticeship. Monarchs of all they surveyed ; Army life ; "Going to Chicago, sorry I can't take you" -- Ernie Banks and Mr. Cub. North side, South side ; The master builder ; Future shock ; MVP! MVP! ; The slough of despond ; The once and future Cub ; Let's play two ; The rock of the family ; Bright college days ; "He was why we fell in love with the game" ; The lull before the storm -- Himself. Taking over ; "Daddy, where were you?" ; Teammates ; And yet so far ; The most unpopular man in Chicago ; "This is not an eighth-place team" -- The best of times, the worst of times. "Change the flag!" ; Bleacher bums ; In the world ; "Break out the champagne" ; A bunch of old men ; Questions and answers ; Riding the pines ; Sunday in America ; Coda -- Being Ernie Banks. Man at work ; Family ties ; "How's your wife?" ; Rounding third ; Epilogue: Graceland
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 454 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316318631
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2018044409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1048445669
Label
Let's play two : the legend of Mr. Cub, the life of Ernie Banks, Ron Rapoport
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Omaha -- A blessed child. 1717 Fairmount ; Booker T ; On the road ; Leaving home -- Apprenticeship. Monarchs of all they surveyed ; Army life ; "Going to Chicago, sorry I can't take you" -- Ernie Banks and Mr. Cub. North side, South side ; The master builder ; Future shock ; MVP! MVP! ; The slough of despond ; The once and future Cub ; Let's play two ; The rock of the family ; Bright college days ; "He was why we fell in love with the game" ; The lull before the storm -- Himself. Taking over ; "Daddy, where were you?" ; Teammates ; And yet so far ; The most unpopular man in Chicago ; "This is not an eighth-place team" -- The best of times, the worst of times. "Change the flag!" ; Bleacher bums ; In the world ; "Break out the champagne" ; A bunch of old men ; Questions and answers ; Riding the pines ; Sunday in America ; Coda -- Being Ernie Banks. Man at work ; Family ties ; "How's your wife?" ; Rounding third ; Epilogue: Graceland
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 454 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316318631
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2018044409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1048445669

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