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Into my own : the remarkable people and events that shaped a life

Author: Roger Kahn
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author remembers eight people who shaped his identity as a father, writer, and friend, from Jackie Robinson and Robert Frost to his athletic scholar son, who died at the age of twenty-three.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Roger Kahn; Roger Kahn
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Kahn
ISBN: 0312338139 9780312338138
OCLC Number: 63195961
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 290 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The Coach --
The Captain --
The Poet --
The Pioneer --
"The Time Is Out of Joint" --
Rescuing Roger --
Coda.
Responsibility: Roger Kahn.
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The author remembers eight people who shaped his identity as a father, writer, and friend, from Jackie Robinson and Robert Frost to his athletic scholar son, who died at the age of twenty-three.

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Kahn's wonderful life, with a few bumps on the way

by RonKaplanNJ (WorldCat user published 2007-05-21) Very Good Permalink
Roger Kahn has been writing about sports and other topics for more than half a century, but it was only with The Boys of Summer, his watershed account of the Brooklyn Dodgers, that he became a household name and a standardbearer for similar endeavors.The product of an intellectual New York home, Kahn...
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