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Ted Williams: The Biography of an American Hero

By: Montville, Leigh

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270431

ISBN: 0385507488

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 513 pp. He was The Kid. The Splendid Splinter. Teddy Ballgame. One of the greatest figures of his generation, and arguably the greatest baseball hitter of all time. But what made Ted Williams a legend – and a lightning rod for controversy in life and in death? What motivated him to interrupt his Hall of Fame career twice to serve his country as a fighter pilot; to embrace his fans while tangling with the media; to retreat from the limelight whenever possible into his solitary ... View more info

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The Mysterious Montague: A True Tale of Hollywood, Golf, and Armed Robbery

By: Montville, Leigh

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279080

ISBN: 0385520336

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap lightly creased. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 303 pp. He was a 1930s golf legend and Hollywood trickster who adamantly refused to be photographed. He never played professionally, yet sports-writing legend Grantland Rice still heralded him as “the greatest golfer in the world.” Then, in 1937, the secrets of John Montague’s past were exposed—leading to a sensational trial that captivated the nation. John Montague was a boisterous enigma. He had a bagful of golf tricks, on and off the course. He could chip a ball acr... View more info