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Jackie Robinson : a biography

Author: Arnold Rampersad
Publisher: New York : Knopf, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Details the life of the first African American to play baseball in the major-leagues, Jackie Robinson.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rampersad, Arnold.
Jackie Robinson.
New York : Knopf, c1997
(OCoLC)608979650
Named Person: Jackie Robinson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Rampersad
ISBN: 0679444955 9780679444954 9780307291462 0307291464
OCLC Number: 36528141
Awards: Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award, 1998.
Description: x, 512 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: In pharaoh's land: Cairo, Georgia (1919-1920) --
A Pasadena boyhood (1920-1937) --
Pasadena Junior College (1937-1939) --
Blue and gold at UCLA (1939-1941) --
Jack in the world at war (1941-1944) --
A Monarch in the Negro leagues (1944-1946) --
A royal entrance (1946) --
A Brooklyn Dodger (1946-1947) --
A most valuable player (1947-1950) --
Free at last (1950-1952) --
Dodging blows, fighting back (1952-1955) --
The bottom of the ninth (1955-1957) --
Like starting over (1957-1960) --
A new frontier (1960-1964) --
On the killing ground (1964-1968) --
Rounding third (1968-1971) --
Heading home (1971-1972) --
Epilogue (1997).
Responsibility: Arnold Rampersad.
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Details the life of the first African American to play baseball in the major-leagues, Jackie Robinson.

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