We all remember Ted Williams as the greatest hitter to play the game – his silky smooth swing belied a complicated and difficult personal life. That’s the story former Boston Globe editor Ben Bradlee started working on shortly after Williams death.

Little did he know it would take a decade to bring us “The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams.”

Bradlee, Jr. worked as a reporter and editor at the Boston Globe for 25 years before going on leave to write the 800-plus page profile.

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