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The Resource Foxcatcher : the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold, Mark Schultz, with David Thomas

Foxcatcher : the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold, Mark Schultz, with David Thomas

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Foxcatcher : the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold
Title
Foxcatcher
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the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold
Statement of responsibility
Mark Schultz, with David Thomas
Title variation
  • True story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold
  • Foxcatcher
Title variation remainder
the true story of my brothers murder, John du Ponts madness, and the quest for Olympic gold
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On January 26, 1996, Dave Schultz, Olympic gold-medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot three times by du Pont family heir John E. du Pont at the famed Foxcatcher Farms estate in Pennsylvania. Following the murder there was a tense standoff when du Pont barricaded himself in his home for two days before he was finally captured. How did such a horrifying senseless murder happen?...Mark Schultz takes us through his remarkable wresting career from high school to world and Olympic championships, revealing both the triumphs of his career and the personal and financial struggles that gave him no choice but to join forces with the eccentric, controlling du Pont."--Book jacket
Summary
The riveting true story-soon to be a high-profile film-of Olympic wrestling gold medal-winning brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their fatal relationship with the eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont dynasty. On January 26, 1996, Dave Schultz, Olympic gold medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot three times by du Pont family heir John E. du Pont at the famed Foxcatcher Farms estate in Pennsylvania. Following the murder there was a tense standoff when du Pont barricaded himself in his home for two days before he was finally captured. Foxcatcher is gold medal winner Mark Schultz's memoir, revealing what made him and his brother champions, and what brought them to Foxcatcher Farms. It's a vivid portrait of the complex relationship he and his brother had with du Pont, a man whose catastrophic break from reality led to tragedy. No one knows the inside story of what went on behind the scenes at Foxcatcher Farms - and inside John du Pont's head - better than Mark Schultz
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10376656
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schultz, Mark
Dewey number
  • 796.812092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Schultz, Mark
  • Schultz, David L
  • Du Pont, John E.
  • Wrestlers
  • Olympic athletes
  • Murder
  • Wrestling
  • TRUE CRIME / Murder / General
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Wrestling
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Olympics
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold
Label
Foxcatcher : the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold, Mark Schultz, with David Thomas
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 311)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Making a champion. A fighter's chance ; From off the mat to champion ; John du Pont ; One and done at UCLA ; Creating an aura ; National champion! ; Escape from hell ; Brothers, Olympians ; Golden moment ; Erasing the asterisk -- Destroying a champion. Just "Coach" ; A man and his program in disarray ; At all costs ; Protest at the Olympics ; A new home, a new life ; Trouble at Foxcatcher ; Why? ; My ultimate victory ; Justice
Control code
ocn884961787
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780525955030
Lccn
2014026863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)884961787
Label
Foxcatcher : the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold, Mark Schultz, with David Thomas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 311)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Making a champion. A fighter's chance ; From off the mat to champion ; John du Pont ; One and done at UCLA ; Creating an aura ; National champion! ; Escape from hell ; Brothers, Olympians ; Golden moment ; Erasing the asterisk -- Destroying a champion. Just "Coach" ; A man and his program in disarray ; At all costs ; Protest at the Olympics ; A new home, a new life ; Trouble at Foxcatcher ; Why? ; My ultimate victory ; Justice
Control code
ocn884961787
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780525955030
Lccn
2014026863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)884961787

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