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Runner Mack

Author: Barry Beckham
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Beckham Pub. Group, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Runner Mack is the story of young Henry Adams' road to self-discovery through his encounter and friendship with Runner Mack, a self-styled black militant." The world of American baseball provides the metaphor used throughout the novel to explore the negative experiences for blacks in society versus the positive experiences in society for whites.--Cover, p. [4].

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Genre/Form: Baseball stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Beckham
ISBN: 9780931761157 0931761158
OCLC Number: 726879980
Notes: Originally published: New York : William Morrow & Co., 1972.
Description: 204 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Barry Beckham.


Touches on the recurring patterns in black history: events symbolic of the slave auction, the Underground Railroad, and more. This novel portrays the "grand old game" of baseball as the symbol of  Read more...


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