Great Time Coming: The Life of Jackie Robinson from Baseball to Birmingham, David Falkner
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Great Time Coming: The Life of Jackie Robinson from Baseball to Birmingham

Author: David Falkner

Narrator: Richard Davidson

Unabridged: 15 hr 6 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Recorded Books

Published: 01/20/1996

Genre: Social Science - Ethnic Studies - African American Studies

Synopsis

David Falkner, noted author of five previous books about baseball, deftly portrays the rise to stardom of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play on a major-league team in baseball’s modern era. As Falkner traces the development of Robinson’s natural skill and tireless dedication, he focuses on the strengths that earned Robinson a unique place on the diamond and in the struggle for civil rights. This compelling biography illuminates a critical intersection of sports and cultural history.

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