Great Time Coming by David Falkner audiobook

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

By David Falkner
Read by Richard M. Davidson

Recorded Books, Inc.
15.11 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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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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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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Author Bio: David Falkner

Author Bio: David Falkner

David Falkner is a noted sportswriter who has coauthored a well-known account of the Japanese Babe Ruth, Sadaharu Oh, and is the author of several books, including The Last Yankee and Nine Sides of the Diamond. A special contributor to The Sporting News, Falkner lives in New York City.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 15.11
Audience: Adult
Language: English