Clemente (Paperback)

La pasión y el carisma del último héroe del béisbol (The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero) (Atria Espanol)

By David Maraniss

Simon & Schuster, 9780743294720, 464pp.

Publication Date: June 27, 2006

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (4/24/2006)
Paperback (4/3/2007)
Hardcover (4/25/2006)

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About the Author

David Maraniss is an associate editor at The Washington Post and a distinguished visiting professor at Vanderbilt University. He has won two Pulitzer Prizes for journalism and was a finalist three other times. Among his bestselling books are biographies of Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Roberto Clemente, and Vince Lombardi, and a trilogy about the 1960s—Rome 1960; Once in a Great City (winner of the RFK Book Prize); and They Marched into Sunlight (winner of the J. Anthony Lucas Prize and Pulitzer Finalist in History). A Good American Family is his twelfth book.


Praise For Clemente: La pasión y el carisma del último héroe del béisbol (The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero) (Atria Espanol)

"An astonishingly good book.... A triumph, a classic American biography."

-- Robert W. Creamer, The Washington Post Book World



"Forges a near-perfect synthesis of fine writing and fascinating material. May be the best sports biography ever published."

-- Ron Fimrite, Sports Illustrated