Biographers of Babe Ruth, Arthur Ashe and LeBron James explore the impact these superstars had on their sports and the times in which they lived.
|Where:||Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)|
|Genre:||History / Biography|
Raymond Arsenault is the John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History at the University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL. He was educated at Princeton University and is the author of several acclaimed and prize-winning books, including "Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice" and "The Sound of Freedom: Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert That Awakened America....
From Jane Leavy, the award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of "The Last Boy" and "Sandy Koufax," comes the definitive biography of Babe Ruth—the man Roger Angell dubbed "the model for modern celebrity....