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The Resource I never had it made : an autobiography of Jackie Robinson, Jackie Robinson as told to Alfred Duckett ; introductions by Cornel West and Hank Aaron

I never had it made : an autobiography of Jackie Robinson, Jackie Robinson as told to Alfred Duckett ; introductions by Cornel West and Hank Aaron

Label
I never had it made : an autobiography of Jackie Robinson
Title
I never had it made
Title remainder
an autobiography of Jackie Robinson
Statement of responsibility
Jackie Robinson as told to Alfred Duckett ; introductions by Cornel West and Hank Aaron
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Autobiography of an African American who broke the color barrier in major league baseball and devoted his life to achieving justice
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1973.
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NTG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1919-1972
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robinson, Jackie
Dewey number
796.357092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV865.R6
LC item number
A3 1995
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Duckett, Alfred
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • Baseball players
Label
I never had it made : an autobiography of Jackie Robinson, Jackie Robinson as told to Alfred Duckett ; introductions by Cornel West and Hank Aaron
Instantiates
Publication
Note
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
Control code
ocm52329165
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
New ed..
Extent
xxiv, 279 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060555979
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52329165
Label
I never had it made : an autobiography of Jackie Robinson, Jackie Robinson as told to Alfred Duckett ; introductions by Cornel West and Hank Aaron
Publication
Note
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
Control code
ocm52329165
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
New ed..
Extent
xxiv, 279 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060555979
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52329165

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