The Last Boy

Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood

by Jane Leavy

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The Last Boy
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Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood
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Hardcover, 456 pages, Harpercollins, $27.99, published October 12 2010 | purchase

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The Last Boy
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Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood
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Jane Leavy

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Drawing on more than five hundred interviews with loved ones and fellow baseball players, the author crafts a deeply personal biography of the Yankee great, weaving her own memories of the major league slugger with an authoritative account of his life on and off the field.