CRRL Picks - Great Lives 2014 - Jim Thorpe

Annotation:Biographical approaches to history and culture. All lectures are open to the public free of charge; no tickets are required. Programs begin at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium in George Washington Hall.

Native American Son
Native American Son The Life and Sporting Legend of Jim Thorpe By Buford, Kate Book - 2010 921 Thorp All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:The first comprehensive biography of the legendary figure who defined excellence in American sports: Jim Thorpe, arguably the greatest all-around athlete the United States has ever seen.

Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe Original All-American By Bruchac, Joseph Book - 2006 921 Thorp Available in some locations

Annotation:A biography of Native American athlete Jim Thorpe, focusing on his early athletic career.

Jim Thorpe, World's Greatest Athlete
Jim Thorpe, World's Greatest Athlete By Wheeler, Robert W. eBook - 1979 921 Thorp Click here for EBSCOhost ebook »

Annotation:An examination of the life of Jim Thorpe, one of the United States' greatest athletes.

Annotation:An online collection of many biographical reference works with information about Jim Thorpe.

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On Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 7:30PM at UMW's Dodd Auditorium, Kate Buford, author of "Native American Son: The Life and Sporting Legend of Jim Thorpe" will discuss Jim Thorpe.

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