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The Birth of the Father The Dream Cartwright, Dreaming Again Across the Plains Visions and Revisions Paradise Bound Paradise Found The Last Gasp of the Great Sailing Ships Missionary Baseball Starting All Over Again: It's Gonna Be Rough-but We're Gonna Make It The New Fire Chief Freemasonry Comes to Hawaii A Gift from the Sea-and a Loss Back to Baseball DeWitt and His Brothers Cartwright & Co., Ltd. Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr., American The Social Whirl Advisor to the Queen Deaths and New Life King Sugar Baseball on the Plantations Spalding's World Tour-First Stop, Hawaii The Final Dissolving Cartwright's Second Life: Myth Into History Appendix 1: Chronology of the Life of Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr. Appendix 2: Did Cartwright "Really Invent" Baseball? Or, How Did the Game Evolve Before He Arrived? A Short Survey of Two Vexed Questions Notes and References Acknowledgments Index
Live All You Can is so engaging I read it in two sittings. This book is by the far the most comprehensive record of Alexander Joy Cartwright's life yet available. -- Robert Hamblin, author of Win or Win: A Season with Ron Shumate Jay Martin has given us a John Dewey with a passion for education and a passion for democracy, a man with an open spirit not only for America but also for the changes that swept China and Russia in the earliest decades of the twentieth century; a man who avoided academic inflation, grandstanding, and oratorical excess; a man with a passion above all for plainness and decency, the Harry Truman of American thinkers. Not only Dewey's thought but his life was democratic, as Jay Martin shows in this fine new psychologically revealing biography. A splendid achievement. -- Robert D. Richardson, Author of Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind
Jay Martin is the Edward S. Gould Professor of Humanities, professor of government, and founder of the Questions of Civilization Program at Claremont McKenna College. He has written and edited twenty-one books, including biographies of Nathanael West, Henry Miller, John Dewey, and Conrad Aiken, along with a standard history of American literature from 1865 to 1914. His most recent book is the short story collection Baseball Magic.
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