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Jerome Charyn is the author of The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson and The Seventh Babe, a novel about a white third baseman on the Red Sox who also played in the Negro Leagues.
In this book, the author does far more than simply recount the details of DiMaggio's life that a simple Google search could yield far more easily, quickly, and cheaply, but instead... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Micah Wimmer
Shortly after I graduated from the old Dick and Jane reading primers, my folks gave me a book, Lucky To Be A Yankee, by Joe DiMaggio. Read morePublished on May 24, 2013 by crafty lefthander
Charyn's treatment of DiMaggio is sensitive and poignant. Until an improperly treated bone spur in his foot shortened his career Joe was a master of all aspects of the game. Read morePublished on December 21, 2012 by Amazon Customer
Besides being one of the greatest players to ever grace the diamond, "Joltin'" Joe DiMaggio was also one of the most mysterious men to ever walk this planet. Read morePublished on September 1, 2012 by Zachary Koenig
"Jolt'in" Joe DiMaggio ruled center field for the New York Yankees from 1936-1951, and during that time he was revered by all as perhaps the greatest center fielder of all time. Read morePublished on July 24, 2012 by kone
I was never a big fan of Joe DiMaggio; he always seemed a bit of a whiner to me. I much preferred the Charlie Gehringer/Al Kaline type of baseball hero: show up, play, win or lose,... Read morePublished on August 8, 2011 by Richard S. Dixon Jr.
Jerome Charyn (The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson) once again succeeds as a thorough and thought-provoking writer. The Long Vigil delves into Joe D., the baseball great vs. Joe D. Read morePublished on May 3, 2011 by kathleen gerard
In Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil, you can appreciate the admiration author Jerome Charyn had for Joe DiMaggio the New York Yankees baseball player. Read morePublished on May 2, 2011 by Lady Loves Pinstripes
Are there days you daydream? Your mind wondering around looking to escape? Well I have been in that state the last few days. Did you miss me? Read morePublished on May 2, 2011 by Lynette355