Barry Bonds: A Biography (Baseball's All-Time Greatest Hitters Series)

Barry Bonds: A Biography (Baseball's All-Time Greatest Hitters Series)

by John Bloom
     
 

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Barry Bonds is the only baseball player ever to have hit 500 home-runs and stolen 500 bases. Bloom (American studies, University of Maryland) offers an account of Bonds' career and examines his controversial public image and allegations of steroid use. B&w photos are included. The book is appropriate for high school students and general readers. Annotation ©2004

Overview

Barry Bonds is the only baseball player ever to have hit 500 home-runs and stolen 500 bases. Bloom (American studies, University of Maryland) offers an account of Bonds' career and examines his controversial public image and allegations of steroid use. B&w photos are included. The book is appropriate for high school students and general readers. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313062025
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/30/2004
Series:
Baseball's All-Time Greatest Hitters
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
780 KB

Meet the Author

JOHN BLOOM teaches American Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is the author of several articles and books about sports and culture in the United States, including A House of Cards: Baseball Card Collecting and Popular Culture and To Show What an Indian Can Do: Sports at Indian Boarding Schools. He is also the co-editor, along with Michael Nevin Willard, of Sports Matters: Race, Recreation, and Culture.

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