The Resource Opening day : the story of Jackie Robinson's first season, Jonathan Eig, (eAudio)

Opening day : the story of Jackie Robinson's first season, Jonathan Eig, (eAudio)

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Opening day : the story of Jackie Robinson's first season
Title
Opening day
Title remainder
the story of Jackie Robinson's first season
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Eig
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
World War II had just ended. Democracy had triumphed. Now Americans were beginning to press for justice on the home front--and Jackie Robinson had a chance to lead the way. He was an unlikely hero. He had little experience in organized baseball, his swing was far from graceful, and he was assigned to play a position he had never tried before. But the biggest concern was his temper--Robinson was an angry man who played aggressively. In order to succeed he would have to control himself in the face of what promised to be a brutal assault by opponents of integration. Drawing on interviews with surviving players, sportswriters, and eyewitnesses, as well as newly discovered material from archives around the country, this a fresh portrait of a ferocious competitor who embodied integration's promise and helped launch the modern civil-rights era
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
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Eig, Jonathan
Dewey number
  • 796.357/092
  • B
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
PerformerNote
Read by Richard Allen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Allen, Richard
  • Tantor Media
  • OneClick Digital (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • Baseball players
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball
  • Discrimination in sports
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Label
Opening day : the story of Jackie Robinson's first season, Jonathan Eig, (eAudio)
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Previously released in 2007
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rbz10004502
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file (12 hr., 2 min.)
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online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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digital.
Publisher number
Z10004502
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Opening day : the story of Jackie Robinson's first season, Jonathan Eig, (eAudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Previously released in 2007
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
rbz10004502
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file (12 hr., 2 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
Z10004502
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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