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Jim Brown : last man standing / Dave Zirin.

Zirin, Dave, (author.).
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  • 9 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 927 BROWN JIM (Text) 34706001610437 Non-Fiction 900-999 Checked out 08/29/2018
Clinton PL - Clinton B BROWN (Text) 36806002086112 NEW ITEMS Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver BIO BROWN-J ZIRIN-D (Text) 34304000895660 Adult - Biography Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland B B877z (Text) 76383000459528 Adult New Shelf, B Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 BRO (Text) 37323005397354 NONFIC Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 796.332 ZIRI (Text) 39231033469277 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room In process -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 921 BROWN (Text) 39206021540735 New Materials Reshelving -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Brown (Text) 31208912582865 new non-fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton B Brown Zir (Text) 30890000683258 New Adult Materials Upper level Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 921 BROWN JIM (Text) 30402004633576 NEW NON-FICTION Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399173448
  • ISBN: 0399173447
  • Physical Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Blue Rider Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"It just is what it is" -- Man of steel (the Superman trap) -- The boy they called man -- Man among Browns -- Jim Brown's black power: "If I ever march, I'll march alone" -- Almost a leading man: the Hollywood hustle -- Man up: Gangsters, shot-callers, and fighting to make peace -- Toxic: Manhood and violence against women -- Last man standing.
Summary, etc.:
Jim Brown is recognized as perhaps the greatest football player to ever live. But his phenomenal nine-year career with the Cleveland Browns is only part of his remarkable story, the opening salvo to a much more sprawling epic. Brown parlayed his athletic fame into stardom in Hollywood, where it was thought that he could become "the black John Wayne." He was an outspoken Black Power icon in the 1960s, and he formed Black Economic Unions to challenge racism in the business world. For this and for his decades of work as a truce negotiator with street gangs, Brown--along with such figures as Muhammad Ali, Bill Russell, and Billie Jean King--is revered as a socially conscious athlete.
Subject: Brown, Jim, 1936-
Football players > United States > Biography
Genre: Biographies

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