The Resource The greatest game ever played: : Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the birth of modern golf, Mark Frost, (electronic resource)

The greatest game ever played: : Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the birth of modern golf, Mark Frost, (electronic resource)

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The greatest game ever played: : Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the birth of modern golf
Title
The greatest game ever played:
Title remainder
Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the birth of modern golf
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Mark Frost
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Language
eng
Summary
Francis Ouimet and Harry Vardon came from different worlds and different generations, but their passion for golf set them on parallel paths that would collide in the greatest match their sport had ever known. A young Massachusetts native, Francis was only three years removed from his youthful career as a lowly caddie. Harry was twice his age, the greatest British champion in history, and innovator of the modern grip and swing. Through exacting hard work, perseverance, and determination, Harry Vardon had escaped a hopeless life of poverty; the unknown Ouimet dared to dream of following in his hero's footsteps. When the two men finally came together in their legendary battle at the 1913 US Open, its heart-stopping climax gave rise to the sport of golf as we know it today. Weaving the stories of Ouimet and Vardon as his narrative, Mark Frost creates a uniquely involving, intimate epic that is equal parts sports biography, sweeping social history, and emotional human drama. The Greatest Game Ever Played is a must-listen for millions of sports and history fans-and all who have ever dared to reach for their dreams
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1953-
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Frost, Mark
Dewey number
796.352/09
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not applicable
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other
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Read by Robertson Dean
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  • Dean, Robertson
  • hoopla digital
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  • Golf
  • Vardon, Harry
  • Ouimet, Francis
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adult
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The greatest game ever played: : Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the birth of modern golf, Mark Frost, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT11464836
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 07 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781504658546
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11464836
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11464836
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The greatest game ever played: : Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the birth of modern golf, Mark Frost, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11464836
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 07 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504658546
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11464836
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11464836
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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