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Author Henry, Daniel Edward, 1924-1993, author.

Title 42 faith : the rest of the Jackie Robinson story / Ed Henry.

Publication Info. Nashville, Tennessee : W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  92 ROBINSON    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Biographies  B ROBINSON    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 ROBINSON, JAC    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  B-ROBINSON, J.    Missing
Description xxii, 333 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-332).
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 Through recently discovered sermons, interviews with Robinson's family and friends, and even an unpublished book by the player himself, Henry details a side of Jackie's humanity that few have taken the time to see.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"-- publisher's description.
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Religion.
Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965 -- Religion.
Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965. (OCoLC)fst00084458
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972. (OCoLC)fst00046870
African American baseball players -- Biography.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
African American baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00799042
Discrimination in sports. (OCoLC)fst00895130
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Religion. (OCoLC)fst01093763
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Biographies.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title Forty-two faith
Rest of the Jackie Robinson story
ISBN 9780718088804
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