Eric Bjerke's Reviews > Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life

Joe DiMaggio by Richard Ben Cramer
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Jun 02, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: biography
Recommended to Eric by: saw at a bookstore and started reading, had to buy
Recommended for: baseball fans, 20th Century culture buffs
Read in June, 2005

Couldn't put this down. Has a lot of baseball history and it is great learning about this immigrant family and their who became a hero. I remember telling my wife much of the amazing stuff I learned in this book. It doesn't cover just baseball, but Hollywood of the era too (since he was married to Marilyn Monroe).

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