I never had it made : an autobiography of Jackie Robinson

Título
I never had it made : an autobiography of Jackie Robinson

Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.

Información de publicación
Hopewell, N.J. : Ecco Press, c1995.

ISBN
9780060555979

Descripción física
xxiv, 279 p. [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.

Inglés

Nota general
Originally published: New York : Putnam, 1972.

Coretta Scott King Author Award, 1973.

Contenido
Foreword / Cornel West -- Introduction / Hank Aaron -- Preface : Today / Jackie Robinson -- The noble experiment -- A dream deferred -- The nobel experiment -- Breaking the color barrier -- The major leagues -- Just another guy -- My own man -- The price of popularity -- The growing family -- The ninth inning -- After the ball game -- New horizons -- Campaigning for Nixon -- The Hall of Fame Award -- Conflict at the Apollo -- Crises at home -- On being black among the Republicans -- Differences with Malcolm X -- The Freedom Bank -- Hope and disillusionment in white politics -- The influence of Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Jackie's prison -- Politics today -- " ... and he was free" -- Aftermath -- Epilogue.

Síntesis
Autobiography of an African American who broke the color barrier in major league baseball and devoted his life to achieving justice.

Información del programa
Accelerated Reader Grades 9-12 8 17 Quiz 66781 English non-fiction.

Materia personal
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.

Término de la materia
Coretta Scott King Award.
 
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.

Autor añadido
Duckett, Alfred.


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