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JACKIE ROBINSON - A Biography by  Arnold (re: Jackie Robinson) Rampersad - First Edition - 1997 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and Biblio.com

JACKIE ROBINSON - A Biography

by Rampersad, Arnold (re: Jackie Robinson)

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. 512 pp. Brown boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Prologue 1962; 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; and Epilogue 1997; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

Arnold Rampersad is Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature at Princeton University, where he is a member of the Department of English and the Program in African-American Studies. His books include the two-volume Life of Langston Hughes and, with the late Arthur Ashe, Days of Grace: A Memoir . In 1991, he was appointed a MacArthur Foundation fellow. He lives with his family in Princeton, New Jersey. From the Hardcover edition.




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