The Resource 42 faith : the rest of the Jackie Robinson story, Ed Henry

42 faith : the rest of the Jackie Robinson story, Ed Henry

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42 faith : the rest of the Jackie Robinson story
Title
42 faith
Title remainder
the rest of the Jackie Robinson story
Statement of responsibility
Ed Henry
Title variation
  • Forty-two faith
  • Rest of the Jackie Robinson story
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Language
eng
Summary
"Journalist and baseball lover Ed Henry reveals for the first time the backstory of faith that guided Jackie Robinson into not only the baseball record books but the annals of civil rights advancement as well. Through recently discovered sermons, interviews with Robinson's family and friends, and even an unpublished book by the player himself, Henry details a side of Jackie's humanity that few have taken the time to see. With many baseball stories to enthrall even the most ardent enthusiast, 42 Faith also digs deep into why Jackie was the man he was and what both drove him and challenged him after his retirement. From his early years before baseball, to his time with Branch Rickey and the Dodgers, to his failing health in his final years, we see a man of faith that few have recognized. This book will add a whole new dimension to Robinson's already awe-inspiring legacy. Yes, Jackie and Branch are both still heroes long after their deaths. Now, we learn more fully than ever before, there was an assist from God too"--
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publisher's description
Biography type
individual biography
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FEM
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV865.R6
LC item number
H46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
42 faith : the rest of the Jackie Robinson story, Ed Henry
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42 faith : the rest of the Jackie Robinson story, Ed Henry
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-332)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
"I'm taking a chance here" -- Jackie in winter -- Rickey had a secret -- Jackie on a train -- "God will have to keep his eye on you" -- "I resolved not to be a doormat" -- Branch finds God -- Jackie meets Mr. Rickey -- No doubting Thomas -- "All Heaven will rejoice" -- The conversion of Clay Hopper -- No sleep till Brooklyn -- "Goose pimples" at Ebbets field -- Prayers for Jackie -- Uneasy alliance with Campy -- Losing Rickey -- "The Giants win the pennant!" -- "How do you like that garbage?!" -- Robinson traded to the ... Giants? -- Their belief in God's spirit -- "My son deserved better" -- "Carl, I pray for you every day" -- The last hurrah
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xxii, 333 pages
Isbn
9780718088804
Lccn
2017930376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)968099834

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