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Path lit by lightning : the life of Jim Thorpe

text Path lit by lightning : the life of Jim Thorpe

Summary
Jim Thorpe rose to world fame as a mythic talent who excelled at every sport. He won gold medals in the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, was an All-American football player at the Carlisle Indian School, in the first class ... Read more
Contents
"The stuff his people are made of" -- Path lit by lightning -- "This is the Indian's home" -- High jump -- Athletic duties above everything -- The newest star -- Railroaded -- Almost there -- Stockholm -- Near Custer's tomb -- Lo, the poor Indian!... Read more
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Description
x, 659 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
Simon & Schuster 2022

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SBBDL 921 Thorpe in Adult Non-fiction Available

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