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I Never Had It Made

An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson
Robinson, Jackie (Book - 1995 )
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I Never Had It Made


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Autobiography of an African American who broke the color barrier in major league baseball and devoted his life to achieving justice.
Authors: Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Title: I never had it made
an autobiography of Jackie Robinson
Publisher: Hopewell, N.J. :, Ecco Press,, c1995
Characteristics: xxiv, 279 p. [16] p. of plates :,ill. ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Jackie Robinson as told to Alfred Duckett ; introductions by Cornel West and Hank Aaron
Notes: Originally published: New York : Putnam, 1972
Contents: 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
Summary: Autobiography of an African American who broke the color barrier in major league baseball and devoted his life to achieving justice.
Awards & Distinctions: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1973
Additional Contributors: Duckett, Alfred
ISBN: 0060555971
9780060555979
Branch Call Number: 796.357 R66i 1995
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