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Chuck Taylor, All Star

The True Story of the Man Behind the Most Famous Athletic Shoe in History

by Abraham Aamidor

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: sport,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • Taylor, Chuck,,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Basketball,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sports - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Historical - General,
  • United States,
  • Basketball - General,
  • 1901-1969,
  • Basketball players,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDean Smith (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9411030M
    ISBN 100253346983
    ISBN 109780253346988

      The Kith x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star for spring ’ CREDIT: Kith Fans of the Chuck 70 will recognize the All Star patch on the medial side and the Converse branding on the heel.


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