Chuck Taylor book re-issued by IU Press

A book about the former Columbus resident who made a brand of sneakers famous worldwide has been re-issued.

“Chuck Taylor, All Star: The True Story of the Man behind the Most Famous Athletic Shoe in History,” written by Abe Aamidor, has been re-issued by Indiana University Press. It tells of the man who made “Chucks” a household name.

The book is available on Amazon and at the IU Press website,, and can be ordered from any bookstore.