The Boys of Summer

The Boys of Summer

Details

Author(s)
Roger Kahn
Format
Paperback | 512 pages
Dimensions
134.62 x 202.69 x 24.89mm | 408.23g
Publication date
09 May 2006
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Imprint
HarperPerennial
Publication City/Country
New York, NY, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
Reissue
Illustrations note
Illustrations, black and white
ISBN10
0060883960
ISBN13
9780060883966
Bestsellers rank
4,190

Description

"A moving elegy . . . [to] the best team the majors ever saw . . . the Brooklyn Dodgers of the 1950s." --New York Times

The classic narrative of growing up within shouting distance of Ebbets Field, covering the Jackie Robinson Dodgers, and what's happened to everybody since.

This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball clubs ever fielded, the team that broke the color barrier with Jackie Robinson. It is a book by and about a sportswriter who grew up near Ebbets Field, and who had the good fortune in the 1950s to cover the Dodgers for the Herald Tribune. This is a book about what happened to Jackie, Carl Erskine, Pee Wee Reese, and the others when their glory days were behind them. In short, it is a book about America, about fathers and sons, prejudice and courage, triumph and disaster, and told with warmth, humor, wit, candor, and love.


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