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I never had it made : an autobiography of Jackie Robinson

Author: Jackie Robinson; Alfred Duckett
Publisher: [Hopewell, N.J.] : Ecco Press, ©1995. ©1995.
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Autobiography of an African American who broke the color barrier in major league baseball and devoted his life to achieving justice.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jackie Robinson; Jackie Robinson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Robinson; Alfred Duckett
ISBN: 0060555971 9780060555979
OCLC Number: 52329165
Notes: Originally published: New York : Putnam, 1972.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1973.
Description: xxiv, 279 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Cornel West --
Introduction / Hank Aaron --
Preface : Today / Jackie Robinson --
The noble experiment --
A dream deferred --
The noble experiment --
Breaking the color barrier --
The major leagues --
"Just another guy" --
My own man --
The price of popularity --
The growing family --
The ninth inning --
After the ball game --
New horizons --
Campaigning for Nixon --
The Hall of Fame Award --
Conflict at the Apollo --
Crises at home --
On being black among the Republicans --
Differences with Malcolm X --
The Freedom Bank --
Hope and disillusionment in white politics --
The influence of Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Jackie's prison --
Politics today --
" ... and he was free" --
Aftermath --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: I never had it made :
Autobiography of Jackie Robinson :
Responsibility: Jackie Robinson as told to Alfred Duckett ; introductions by Cornel West and Hank Aaron.

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Autobiography of an African American who broke the color barrier in major league baseball and devoted his life to achieving justice.

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