Carlisle vs. Army

Carlisle vs. Army

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by Lars Anderson
     
 

A stunning work of narrative nonfiction, Carlisle vs. Army recounts the fateful 1912 gridiron clash that pitted Jim Thorpe, one of America's finest athletes, against Dwight D. Eisenhower, the man who would become one of the nation's greatest heroes. But beyond telling the tale of an epic afternoon whose reverberations would be felt for generations, Lars Anderson also… See more details below

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A stunning work of narrative nonfiction, Carlisle vs. Army recounts the fateful 1912 gridiron clash that pitted Jim Thorpe, one of America's finest athletes, against Dwight D. Eisenhower, the man who would become one of the nation's greatest heroes. But beyond telling the tale of an epic afternoon whose reverberations would be felt for generations, Lars Anderson also reveals the broader social and historical context of the match, lending it his unique perspectives on sports and culture at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410403865
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
01/22/2008
Series:
Thorndike Nonfiction Ser.
Edition description:
Large Print Edition
Pages:
617
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

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