The World's Greatest Athlete (Scholastic TK 2442)

By: Gardner, Gerald; Caruso, Dee

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Book Condition: Very Good


Very Good Minus Condition: Unmarked.. Tight binding. Light age toning. Minor cover wear. Vintage mass-market size paperback Scholastic book copy of The World's Greatest Athlete by Gerald Gardner and Dee Caruso. Scholastic book number TK 2442. Photograph illustrations. Edges stained yellow. New York: Scholastic Books Services (div. Scholastic Magazines, Inc.). Copyright 1973 by Walt Disney Productions. Second printing, May 1973. Printed in U.S.A. 142 pages. 4.25 x 7 inches, 18 cm. Wikipedia: The World's Greatest Athlete is a 1973 American film directed by Robert Scheerer and starring John Amos, Roscoe Lee Browne, Tim Conway, Dayle Haddon, and Jan-Michael Vincent. Released by Walt Disney Productions, it is one of the few wide-release Hollywood sports films to look at the world of track and field, as the World's Greatest Athlete, Nanu, played by Vincent, tries to make history by winning every event at the NCAA Track & Field Championship. The screenplay was by Dee Caruso and Gerald Gardner who also did a novelisation of the film. The athlete, Nanu who can outrun a Cheetah in full bound, is a Tarzan-like protagonist discovered while Sam Archer and Milo Jackson of Merrivale College are on safari.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!

Title: The World's Greatest Athlete (Scholastic TK 2442)

Author/Composer: Gardner, Gerald; Caruso, Dee

Categories: Books Children,

Publisher: Scholastic Books Services: 1973

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 016253

Keywords: Disney Films, Books Based on Movies, Athlete Stories, Track and Field, Jan-Michael Vincent Movies, Vintage Scholastic Books,