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    • The Last Boy

    • Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood
    • By: Jane Leavy
    • Narrated by: Jane Leavy, John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 17 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 112

    Drawing on more than 500 interviews with friends and family, teammates, and opponents, she delivers the definitive account of Mantle's life, mining the mythology of The Mick for the true story of a luminous and illustrious talent with an achingly damaged soul.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Man Behind the Myth

    • By Ray on 11-12-10

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Big Fella

    • Babe Ruth and the World He Created
    • By: Jane Leavy
    • Narrated by: Jane Leavy, Fred Sanders
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After hitting his 60th home run in September 1927, Ruth embarked on the mother of all barnstorming tours, a three-week victory lap across America, accompanied by Yankee teammate Lou Gehrig. In The Big Fella, acclaimed biographer Jane Leavy recreates that 21-day circus and in so doing captures the romp and the pathos that defined Ruth’s life and times. Drawing from more than 250 interviews, a trove of previously untapped documents, and Ruth family records, Leavy breaks through the mythology that has obscured the legend and delivers the man.

    Regular price: $42.20