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Here’s to You, Joe DiMaggio, Where Have You Gone?

November 25 would be Joe DiMaggio’s ninety-seventh birthday. Such occasions are often celebrated with newspaper columns and commemorative events, but, strange as it may seem, in Jerome Charyn’s biography of the famous baseball player, DiMaggio’s birth is barely mentioned. Instead, in  Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil, from Yale University Press’s

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Mr. Marilyn Monroe

With Joe DiMaggio, Marilyn Monroe not only overshadowed the other women in his life; in their short years together, she overwhelmed the famous Yankees player himself. Jerome Charyn recounts the dark, riveting affair in Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil, better than the stories in films that made Monroe famous.

Jerome Charyn: June 2 at the 92Y Tribeca

And speaking of American icons: The Yankee Clipper has had a great run so far this season, thanks in no small part to Jerome Charyn’s new biography, Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil. On Facebook, almost 1,800 fans have gathered this spring for new updates on Joe, his relationship with Marilyn,

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Jerome Charyn on NPR’s Weekend Edition; Upcoming Blog Tour for Joe DiMaggio

Baseball season begins this week, and if you missed it last weekend, be sure to listen to Jerome Charyn, author of Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil, on NPR’s Weekend Edition to hear about what lay beneath the stoicism of Joe DiMaggio’s classy surface. Starting this Friday, April 1, a blog

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Jerome Charyn Interviews on Joe DiMaggio

Watch on YouTube for a brief interview with Jerome Charyn, author of Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil, on the many sides of Joltin’ Joe and the legacy of this iconic player! And once that whets your appetite, listen to Charyn speak at length with Chris Gondek on the newest episode

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Jerome Charyn on the Romance of Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe figures prominently among iconography—her hair, her dress, her lovers, her status as a sex symbol—under the scrutiny of the public eye, she lived as one of mid-century America’s most famous women. Jerome Charyn, author of the new Icons of America biography: Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil, now out in

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Help Joe Bat 1000!

The Facebook page for Jerome Charyn’s Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil has nearly reached 1,000 fans (more than the official Joe DiMaggio page!), and the book’s official publication date isn’t even until tomorrow! The page is loaded with stories about Joe and from fans, fun facts, videos, and photos from

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Follow Friday, February 18, 2011

@Joe DiMaggio2011 Check out today’s fun crossword on Joe’s Facebook Page. @David_Rogers has a free webinar next Thursday, February 24 to discuss the lessons from his book The Network Is Your Customer: Five Strategies to Thrive in a Digital Age. Hollywood Sign: The famous icon is ever a tweetable mention.

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Getting Negroes into the Major Leagues

It’s time to celebrate Black History Month, and even though the Super Bowl is still to come this weekend, already baseball fans are gearing up for Opening Day on March 31. Thinking back to Jackie Robinson’s entrance into the MLB with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, the league has come

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Follow Friday, January 14, 2011

              @johngerzema and @chris_bailey are loving David Rogers’ The Network is Your Customer. Be sure to check out the excerpt up at 800 CEO READ. @MichaelTakiff is posting to the Huffington Post about lessons from the Oklahoma City bombing for President Obama. @Amanda_Vickery is

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