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Joe DiMaggio

The Hero"s Life

by Richard Ben Cramer

  • 253 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • Biography,
  • Baseball - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Abridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Sports - General,
  • Sports - Baseball,
  • Baseball - History,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Sports,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Baseball players

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7952926M
    ISBN 10074354479X
    ISBN 109780743544795

      "Joe wanted kids with Marilyn, and Marilyn wanted to reward him with a family," the book reads. "In Italian terms, sex meant kids. Great sex meant great kids. Marilyn gave goddess sex, but no kids." Dr. Positano first met DiMaggio while treating him for an old heel spur injury, People reports. Their friendship formed over dinner at various New. This was pure vanilla compared to today's tell-all "bios." That being said, it does offer some insight into that generation's values; DiMaggio's recollections of players, moments and the game itself are written respectfully and most importantly, genuinely/5.

      This riveting study of Joe DiMaggio offers a more sympathetic look at his life beyond the baseball field, a reversal of how the legendary sports icon has been portrayed in recent years As the New York Yankees' star centerfielder from to , Joe DiMaggio /5(6). Santiago and Manolin discuss professional baseball after they eat dinner on the first day, and Santiago expresses his admiration for Joe DiMaggio. DiMaggio represents skill and similar family background in that his father was a fisherman and he probably grew up poor. In Santiago’s mind, these factors contribute to strength of character as well.

      Dinner with DiMaggio: What it was like chatting with the Yankee Clipper Joe DiMaggio was a serious man of firm conviction. Dining with him meant good food and some occasionally tense arguments. The Dimaggio Albums (2 Volumes) by Joe DiMaggio and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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DiMaggio comes off horribly - in fact, there is not one moment in his life that Cramer presents him as likable/5(). Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil is on Facebook Read a post by Jerome Charyn on the romance of Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe on the Yale Press Log This riveting study of Joe DiMaggio offers a more sympathetic look at his life beyond the baseball field, a reversal of how the legendary sports icon has been portrayed in recent years.

About The Book Joe DiMaggio was, at every turn, one man we could look at who made us feel good. In the hard-knuckled thirties, he was the immigrant boy who made it big—and spurred the New York Yankees to a new era of ed on: Octo In The DiMaggios, acclaimed sportswriter Tom Clavin reveals the untold Great American Story of three brothers, Joltin Joe, Dom, and Vince DiMaggio, and the Great American Gamebaseballthat would consume their lives.

A vivid portrait of a family and the ways in which their shifting fortunes and status shaped their relationships, The DiMaggios is a exploration of an era and a/5. When Joe DiMaggio died inhe was mourned by generations of Americans who felt that they had lost a part of themselves.

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So in ''Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life,'' Cramer is faced with the daunting task of reading the mind of a man totally unlike himself or any of us, and he decides to wade right in, starting his book. Article first published as Book Review: Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil by Jerome Charyn on Blogcritics.

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He played in ten World Series and in eleven All-Star Games. The image of American achievement and dignity, DiMaggio isn't just a sports legend, he is a Released on: Septem