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Playing with the enemy : a baseball prodigy, World War II, and the long journey home

Author: Gary W Moore; Jim Morris; Toby Moore; Springwater (Firm)
Publisher: Carol Stream : Oasis Audio, LLC, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gene Moore, from tiny Sesser, Illinois, was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers at age 15 in 1940. Before that could happen, World War II intervened. Gene's journey from promise to despair and back again, set against a long war and an even longer post-war recovery, retains every bit of its vitality and relevance. A 20th-century epic that demonstrates how, sometimes, letting go of a dream is the only way to discover one's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)271814807
Named Person: Gene Moore; Gene Moore
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Gary W Moore; Jim Morris; Toby Moore; Springwater (Firm)
ISBN: 9781608143375 1608143376
OCLC Number: 551180187
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 9:34:38.
Performer(s): Read by Toby Moore.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 137629 KB; MP3 file size: 269436 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Gary W. Moore ; foreword by Jim Morris.

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Gene Moore, from tiny Sesser, Illinois, was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers at age 15 in 1940. Before that could happen, World War II intervened. Gene's journey from promise to despair and back again, set against a long war and an even longer post-war recovery, retains every bit of its vitality and relevance. A 20th-century epic that demonstrates how, sometimes, letting go of a dream is the only way to discover one's great fortune.

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