Who Were You, Joe DiMaggio?

Halberstam, David
September 1999
Nieman Reports;Fall99, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p44
Features athlete Joe DiMaggio. Impact of reading a piece about DiMaggio by author Gay Talese; DiMaggio's character; Background on his career.


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