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The Resource Hank Aaron and the home run that changed America, Tom Stanton

Hank Aaron and the home run that changed America, Tom Stanton

Label
Hank Aaron and the home run that changed America
Title
Hank Aaron and the home run that changed America
Statement of responsibility
Tom Stanton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Aaron's 1973-1974 quest to break the home run record of Babe Ruth not only allowed this quiet man to accept the mantle of his idol, Jackie Robinson, but also allowed him to advance the cause of African Americans throughout the United States. Stanton explores the social and political climate surrounding the game's record-breaking season
Summary
Chronicles Hank Aaron's quest to beat Babe Ruth's record, documenting how his achievements strengthened the Civil Rights movement and spurred changes in racial intolerance
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
191820
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.357/092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.A25
LC item number
S83 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Hank Aaron and the home run that changed America, Tom Stanton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-239) and index
Contents
  • Cal's Roscoe
  • The
  • Rescue
  • Bowie and Mrs. Babe
  • Waiting for Roger
  • The
  • Other star
  • Sweet Home Alabama
  • A
  • Hero returns
  • A
  • Chicago revival
  • Where evil lurks
  • Aaron's drama
  • Rainy nights in Georgia
  • Atlanta's redemption
  • King Henry
  • The
  • Hideaway
  • Amid a storm
  • 715
  • Note
  • Epilogue: The
  • Legacy
  • Bibliography:
  • Selected books, articles, and other sources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • Jackie's funeral
  • Invincible Babe
  • Spring in Florida
  • The
  • Quest begins
  • Atlanta heartbreak
Control code
ocm54692091
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
249 p.
Isbn
9780060579760
Lccn
2004046092
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)54692091
Label
Hank Aaron and the home run that changed America, Tom Stanton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-239) and index
Contents
  • Cal's Roscoe
  • The
  • Rescue
  • Bowie and Mrs. Babe
  • Waiting for Roger
  • The
  • Other star
  • Sweet Home Alabama
  • A
  • Hero returns
  • A
  • Chicago revival
  • Where evil lurks
  • Aaron's drama
  • Rainy nights in Georgia
  • Atlanta's redemption
  • King Henry
  • The
  • Hideaway
  • Amid a storm
  • 715
  • Note
  • Epilogue: The
  • Legacy
  • Bibliography:
  • Selected books, articles, and other sources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • Jackie's funeral
  • Invincible Babe
  • Spring in Florida
  • The
  • Quest begins
  • Atlanta heartbreak
Control code
ocm54692091
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
249 p.
Isbn
9780060579760
Lccn
2004046092
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)54692091

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