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Title 42 faith : the rest of the Jackie Robinson story / Ed Henry.
Author Henry, Ed, 1971-
Publication [Nashville] : Thomas Nelson, 2017.
Edition Unabridged.
Description 1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 20 min., 18 sec.)) : digital
Time 092018
Description digital rda
audio file rda
Call # eAUDIO
Performer Narrator not specified.
Summary Jackie Robinson, Branch Rickey, and the hidden hand of God that changed history 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 Through recently discovered sermons, interviews with Robinson's family and friends, and even an unpublished book by the player himself, Henry details a side of Jackie's humanity that few have taken the time to see. Branch Rickey, the famed owner who risked it all by signing Jackie to his first contract, is also shown as a complex individual who wanted nothing more than to make his God-fearing mother proud of him. Few know the level at which Rickey struggled with his decision, only moving forward after a private meeting with a minister he'd just met. It turns out Rickey was not as certain about signing Robinson as historians have...
Note Online resource; title from title details screen (OverDrive, viewed April 24, 2017).
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Religion.
Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965 -- Religion.
African American baseball players -- Biography.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.
Audiobooks. (OCoLC)fst01726208
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Subject Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965. (OCoLC)fst00084458
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972. (OCoLC)fst00046870
African American baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00799042
Discrimination in sports. (OCoLC)fst00895130
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Religion. (OCoLC)fst01093763
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Alt Title Forty-two faith
ISBN 9780718095291 (electronic audio bk.)
0718095294 (electronic audio bk.)

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