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In the spring of 1947, Jackie Robinson played his first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking down baseballs decades-old color barrier and changing the face of the game forever. In this intimate portrait, Robinsons widow, Rachel, tells her husbands story—and that of her life with him—from her unique perspective, comple­mented by 301 black-and-white photographs from her own collection. Now back in print with a new jacket, this classic book is a moving tribute to a remarkable man seen through the eyes of an equally remarkable woman.

About the Author

Rachel Robinson, a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, and New York University, has been a nurse, professor, business leader, and activist. In 1973 she founded the Jackie Robinson Foundation, a not-for-profit organization provid­ing educational and leadership opportunities for minority students. In 2005, she accepted the Congressional Medal of Honor on behalf of Jackie Robinson. She has two children and fifteen grandchildren.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781419712142
Author:
Robinson, Rachel
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Author:
Robinson, Rachel/daniels, Le5
Author:
Wilkins, Roger
Author:
Rachel/daniels, Le5 Robinson
Author:
Daniels, Lee
Subject:
Baseball - History
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Baseball General
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
20140331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
301 b/w photos
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
11 x 9.5 in

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