The Celebrant

The Celebrant

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by Eric Rolfe Greenberg
     
 

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The first two decades of the twentieth century were a time of promise and innocence in America. Hardworking immigrants could achieve the American dream; heroes were truly heroic. Eric Rolfe Greenberg brilliantly and authentically chronicles the real-life saga of the first national baseball hero, Christy Mathewson, and the fictional story of a Jewish immigrant family… See more details below

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The first two decades of the twentieth century were a time of promise and innocence in America. Hardworking immigrants could achieve the American dream; heroes were truly heroic. Eric Rolfe Greenberg brilliantly and authentically chronicles the real-life saga of the first national baseball hero, Christy Mathewson, and the fictional story of a Jewish immigrant family of jewelers. In these pages Mathewson and other great players like John McGraw, Honus Wagner, and Connie Mack discover the realities behind the shining illusions: the burdens of being a hero and the temptations that taint success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140087451
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/1986
Series:
Fiction Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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