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The Resource Jackie Robinson : a biography, Arnold Rampersad

Jackie Robinson : a biography, Arnold Rampersad

Label
Jackie Robinson : a biography
Title
Jackie Robinson
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Arnold Rampersad
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Details the life of the first African American to play baseball in the major-leagues, Jackie Robinson
Summary
A portrait of one of baseball's most celebrated players chronicles the life of Jackie Robinson from his rural Southern childhood to his early career in the Negro Leagues to his role as the man who broke professional baseball's color barrier
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1997.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1997
Awards note
Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award, 1998.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
157012
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rampersad, Arnold
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
  • Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
  • Baseball players
  • Baseball players
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Jackie Robinson : a biography, Arnold Rampersad
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-490) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In pharaoh's land: Cairo, Georgia (1919-1920) -- A Pasadena boyhood (1920-1937) -- Pasadena Junior College (1937-1939) -- Blue and gold at UCLA (1939-1941) -- Jack in the world at war (1941-1944) -- A Monarch in the Negro leagues (1944-1946) -- A royal entrance (1946) -- A Brooklyn Dodger (1946-1947) -- A most valuable player (1947-1950) -- Free at last (1950-1952) -- Dodging blows, fighting back (1952-1955) -- The bottom of the ninth (1955-1957) -- Like starting over (1957-1960) -- A new frontier (1960-1964) -- On the killing ground (1964-1968) -- Rounding third (1968-1971) -- Heading home (1971-1972) -- Epilogue (1997)
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 512 pages
Isbn
9780679444954
Lccn
97005165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36528141
  • (OCoLC)36528141
  • 37047
  • 473234
  • 473234
Label
Jackie Robinson : a biography, Arnold Rampersad
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-490) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In pharaoh's land: Cairo, Georgia (1919-1920) -- A Pasadena boyhood (1920-1937) -- Pasadena Junior College (1937-1939) -- Blue and gold at UCLA (1939-1941) -- Jack in the world at war (1941-1944) -- A Monarch in the Negro leagues (1944-1946) -- A royal entrance (1946) -- A Brooklyn Dodger (1946-1947) -- A most valuable player (1947-1950) -- Free at last (1950-1952) -- Dodging blows, fighting back (1952-1955) -- The bottom of the ninth (1955-1957) -- Like starting over (1957-1960) -- A new frontier (1960-1964) -- On the killing ground (1964-1968) -- Rounding third (1968-1971) -- Heading home (1971-1972) -- Epilogue (1997)
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 512 pages
Isbn
9780679444954
Lccn
97005165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36528141
  • (OCoLC)36528141
  • 37047
  • 473234
  • 473234

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