Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Free NOOK book: The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood (NOOKColor only)

The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood (NOOKColor only), is free from bn.com today.

Description:
The enhanced e-book of The Last Boy includes 30 minutes of video that provide unique analysis of Mantle's left and right handed swings * Mantle memorabilia not found in the book * Insight into the structure of the book * And other information sure to interest Mantle and baseball fans.

Meticulously reported and elegantly written, The Last Boy weaves together the author s own memories of Mickey Mantle with stories and reminiscences, both on and off the field, of a man who led the Yankees to seven world championships, was voted the American League s MVP three times, won the Triple Crown in 1956 and dueled teammate Roger Maris in the thrilling 1961 chase for the single season home-run record — all the while battling crippling injuries and the lifelong drinking problem that eventually led to his death.

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