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Jackie Robinson : a biography

Author: Mary Kay Linge
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play major league baseball.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Linge, Mary Kay.
Jackie Robinson.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007
Named Person: Jackie Robinson; Jackie Robinson; Jackie Robinson; Jackie Robinson; Jackie Robinson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Kay Linge
ISBN: 0313081727 9780313081729
OCLC Number: 180126606
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 163 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Childhood, 1919-1936 --
College man, 1936-1941 --
The battle of Camp Hood, 1941-1944 --
Baseball calling, 1945-1946 --
Breaking barriers, 1947 --
The Jackie Robinson Dodgers, 1948-1951 --
The boys of summer, 1952-1954 --
Triumph and decline, 1955-1956 --
Business and politics, 1957-1961 --
Hall of famer, 1962-1968 --
Heartbreak, 1969-1972.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Mary Kay Linge.
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