Jackie Robinson by Rachel Robinson
An Intimate Portrait

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In an evocative and personal memoir enhanced by hundreds of photographs, the widow of Jackie Robinson provides an intimate portrait of her husband, his rise to success, the impact of his fame on the family, and his life after baseball. 51,000 first printing. $51,000 ad/promo.
 

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Lee Daniels was until 2005 the editor of the National Urban League's public-policy journal "The State of Black America," He was for twenty years a reporter for "The New York Times" and "The Washington Post," Born in Boston, he now lives in New York City.
 
Published September 1, 1996 by Harry N Abrams. 240 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography, Sports & Outdoors, Political & Social Sciences, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Though using a less personal tone this time and referring to herself in the third person, Robinson still devotes as much attention to his family life, youth and post-baseball career as she does to his achievements on the field.

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Intended as an inspirational book for young people, baseball hall-of-famer Jackie Robinson’s daughter has compiled a series of brief essays and anecdotes illustrating nine values that defined her father’s approach to life: courage, determination, teamwork, persistence, integrity, citizenship, jus...

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Novelist Honig ( The Last Great Season ) is better known as a baseball historian ( Baseball When the Grass Was Real et al.).

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Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that this uplifting and personal story, told by Jackie Robinson's daughter, is about her father's bravery, outside of baseball.

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