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Meet Jim Thorpe, the Person

Jim Thorpe, a Native American who became an Olympic hero, is remembered as perhaps the greatest athlete of his generation. But who was he, really? David Maraniss decided to find out. Today we will, too!

David Maraniss

David Maraniss is a New York Times bestselling author and associate editor at The Washington Post. He is a three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and won a Pulitzer for National Reporting for his 1992 coverage of then-presidential candidate Bill Clinton....

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Path Lit by Lightning
The Life of Jim Thorpe
David Maraniss
Simon & Schuster
August 2022
ISBN 9781476748412
608 pages
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A Good American Family
The Red Scare and My Father
David Maraniss
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Simon & Schuster
November 2020
ISBN 9781501178399
Paperback, 432 pages
$17.00, INSTORE
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