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Henry Aaron

Howard Bryant

Henry Aaron

baseball"s last hero

by Howard Bryant

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aaron, Hank, -- 1934-,
  • African American baseball players -- Biography,
  • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography,
  • Baseball -- United States -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHoward Bryant.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.A25 B79 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23834080M
    ISBN 109780375424854
    LC Control Number2009040573


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