The Boys Of Summer

The Boys Of Summer

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This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball clubs ever fielded, the team that broke the color barrier with Jackie Robinson. It is a book by and about a sportswriter who grew up near Ebbets Field, and who had the good fortune in the 1950s to cover the Dodgers for the Herald Tribune. This is a book about what happened to Jackie, Carl Erskine, Pee Wee Reese, and the others when their glory days were behind them. In short, it is a book about America, about fathers and sons, prejudice and courage, triumph and disaster, and told with warmth, humor, wit, candor, and love.
Publisher: [United States]:, Harper Collins Publishers ,, 2011
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ISBN: 9780062089984
0062089986
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Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Oct 17, 2013

I could really feel what the author was trying to express. A wonderful read for any baseball fan.

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