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Satchel Paige [PDF]

by James Sturm
Baseball Hall of Famer Leroy "Satchel" Paige (1905? 1982) changed the face of the game in a career that spanned five decades. Much has been written about this larger-than-life pitcher, but when it comes to Paige, fact does not easily separate from fiction. He made a point of writing his own historyand then re-writing it. A tall, lanky fireballer, he was arguably the Negro League's hardest thrower, most entertaining storyteller and greatest gate attraction. Now the Center for Cartoon Studies turns a graphic novelist's eye to Paige's story. Told from the point of view of a sharecropper, this compelling narrative follows Paige from game to game as he travels throughout the segregated South.

In stark prose and powerful graphics, author and artist share the story of a sports hero, role model, consummate showman, and era-defining American.
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eBook formatPaperback, (torrent)En
PublisherJump At The Sun
File size7.7 Mb
GanreSequential Art
Release date 01.12.2007
Pages count96
Book rating4.42 (523 votes)
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1. Persia Emily | 17.03.2015 17:33

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Thank you! Great book!

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