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The Resource House of nails : a memoir of life on the edge, Lenny Dykstra

House of nails : a memoir of life on the edge, Lenny Dykstra

Label
House of nails : a memoir of life on the edge
Title
House of nails
Title remainder
a memoir of life on the edge
Statement of responsibility
Lenny Dykstra
Creator
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author tells all about his tumultuous career, from battling through crippling pain to steroid use and drug addiction, to a life of indulgence and excess, then, an epic plunge and the long road back to redemption
Summary
Nicknamed "Nails" for his hustle and grit, Dykstra was named to three All-Star teams and played in two of the most memorable World Series of the modern era. After retiring he became a business mogul and investment guru. Now he tells all about his tumultuous career, from battling through crippling pain to steroid use and drug addiction, to a life of indulgence and excess, then an epic plunge and the long road back to redemption
Tone
Writing style
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10491174
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dykstra, Lenny
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Illustrations
  • photographs
  • illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV865.D95
LC item number
A3 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Golenbock, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dykstra, Lenny
  • Baseball players
  • Baseball
  • Autobiographies
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a memoir of life on the edge
Label
House of nails : a memoir of life on the edge, Lenny Dykstra
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Freedom -- In the shadow of angels -- Climbing the ladder -- Breaking into the bigs -- Chasing the pennant, 1986 NLCS: New York Mets vs Houston Astros -- 1986 World Series: New York Mets vs Boston Red Sox -- Rednecks & rifles -- 1988 NLCS: New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers -- Play me or trade me -- A shot in the butt -- The politics of steroids -- The big blind -- Brass balls -- Charlie Sheen -- 1993 NLCS: Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves -- 1993 World Series: Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays -- Ambassador Lenny -- Car wash king -- Robes & room service -- 1994 MLB strike: no more Kool-aid for me -- Promised land -- Wheels up -- Richards & rehab -- Stock market guru -- Players club -- Baseball gods -- Beginning of the end -- I fought the law and the law won -- Detained -- In custody -- In the hole -- Legacy -- To be or not to be Lenny -- Afterword: Whale hunting with Lenny Dykstra
Control code
20833995
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
vi, 408 pages (larger print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062440273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)913332620
Label
House of nails : a memoir of life on the edge, Lenny Dykstra
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Freedom -- In the shadow of angels -- Climbing the ladder -- Breaking into the bigs -- Chasing the pennant, 1986 NLCS: New York Mets vs Houston Astros -- 1986 World Series: New York Mets vs Boston Red Sox -- Rednecks & rifles -- 1988 NLCS: New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers -- Play me or trade me -- A shot in the butt -- The politics of steroids -- The big blind -- Brass balls -- Charlie Sheen -- 1993 NLCS: Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves -- 1993 World Series: Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays -- Ambassador Lenny -- Car wash king -- Robes & room service -- 1994 MLB strike: no more Kool-aid for me -- Promised land -- Wheels up -- Richards & rehab -- Stock market guru -- Players club -- Baseball gods -- Beginning of the end -- I fought the law and the law won -- Detained -- In custody -- In the hole -- Legacy -- To be or not to be Lenny -- Afterword: Whale hunting with Lenny Dykstra
Control code
20833995
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
vi, 408 pages (larger print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062440273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)913332620

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