BART: a Life of A. Bartlett Giamatti, By Him and About Him - Illustrated


“The book brims over with examples of Bart’s eloquence. It contains, as well, quotations about Giamatti from his colleagues in both academia and baseball, and from people familiar with his life from his earliest days growing up in Holyoke, Massachusetts, where Dante and baseball were topics of conversation around the family dinner table. BART contains a wealth of images associated with Giamatti’s life ranging from a photograph of the gas station where Holyoke men and boys gathered to listen to the Red Sox games to a sampling of Italian art works and photography associated with his scholarly pursuits...a deft and balanced selection.”--Yale Magazine, 1991

"A wonderful read."--Larry King, USA Toda

Baseball. Bart Giamatti. Pete Rose
Sports. Baseball. Bart Giamatti
Inspired by Shel Silverstein. Must say Bart's writings on baseball one of the best!
Dante Alighieri. Vita Nuova. Dante and Beatrice
Immigrants. Rescued dogs & cats.
Biography. Playboy. John Dante. Shel Silverstein. Hugh Hefner
Detective Thriller. The Maltese Falcon. Autobiography
Very brief description goes here
Risorgimento. Revolutionary Women. Anita Garibaldi
Not a cliche but this IS the woman behind the great Italian general Garibaldi!
Toni Cade Bambara. Black History. Important Black Women/authors/activist
novels. Italian/Italian-American. Gangsters. Mafia

IMMIGRANTS, according to Anthony Valerio

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