Summary: Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between Micky Mantle and Willie Mays, two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 BAR
Summary: "Jackie Robinson heroically broke the color barrier in 1947. But how--and, in practice, when--did the integration of the sport actually occur? Bill Madden shows that baseball's famous "black experiment" did not truly succeed until the coming of age of Willie Mays and the emergence of some star players--Larry Doby, Hank Aaron, and Ernie Banks--in 1954. And as a relevant backdrop off the field,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 MAD
Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR