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Double Play



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Author
Parker, Robert B.
Descriptors
African-Americans
Baseball
Bodyguards
Historical Fiction-American
Sports
Sports Stories
Location/Setting:
Brooklyn, New York
Time Period:
1940s
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Summary
World War II veteran Joseph Burke is hired by the owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers to protect Jackie Robinson during his rookie year from any racial violence that may occur during the regular baseball season.
Critique
Burke grows as a character throughout the story. The author includes some fascinating information about baseball during the 1940s. Recommend for baseball fans.
ISBN
0399151885
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# of Pages
288
Published
2004
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Reviewer's Initials: DZ BRM


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