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Hobey Baker : Upon Further Review: Exploring the Life and Death of a Hockey Immortal
by Tim Rappleye and Joseph Patrick Archer




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He was America's most dashing athlete, the pride of Princeton. Hobey Baker, the aristo- cratic Ivy League sports hero and, later, a glamorous World War I fighter pilot. From the outside, U.S. Army Captain Hobey Baker had it all: good looks, a glamorous fiancé, war medals for bravery, and a sports resume second to none. And then it all came crashing down, barely a month following the Armistice.

Over the years, questions emerged: Why did Baker take that ill-fated flight in the first place? What prompted his lover to abandon him? Why did he fight his orders to return home from war? Hobey Baker, Upon Further Review distills a century's worth of clues to solve the mystery of a death that has confounded us all.

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Overview

He was America's most dashing athlete, the pride of Princeton. Hobey Baker, the aristo- cratic Ivy League sports hero and, later, a glamorous World War I fighter pilot. From the outside, U.S. Army Captain Hobey Baker had it all: good looks, a glamorous fiancé, war medals for bravery, and a sports resume second to none. And then it all came crashing down, barely a month following the Armistice.

Over the years, questions emerged: Why did Baker take that ill-fated flight in the first place? What prompted his lover to abandon him? Why did he fight his orders to return home from war? Hobey Baker, Upon Further Review distills a century's worth of clues to solve the mystery of a death that has confounded us all.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781943995738
  • ISBN-10: 1943995737
  • Publisher: Thomas Rappleye
  • Publish Date: November 2018
  • Page Count: 266
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.14 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.91 pounds


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