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    DescriptionThis 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. A work of high purpose and poetic accomplishment. The finest American book on sports.? ? James Michener


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    Title
    The Boys of Summer
    Subtitle
    The Classic Narrative of Growing Up Within Shouting Distance of Ebbets Field, Covering the Jackie Robinson Dodgers, and What's Happened to Everybody Since
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Roger Kahn, Read by Phil Gigante
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 165 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781455817221
    ISBN 10: 1455817228
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.1
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940, CULT/MIDATL, CULT/NRTHES, GEOG/NEWYRK
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1930
    Ingram Subject Code: JN
    Libri: I-JN
    DC21: 796.35764097
    BIC subject category V2: WSJT
    Ingram Theme: LOCL/NYNEWY
    B&T Approval Code: A09302025
    DC22: 796.35764097
    BISAC V2.8: SPO003030
    B&T Approval Code: A14530000
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 54450
    DC22: 796.357/640974723
    LC classification: GV875.B7 K3 2009B
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Library ed.
    Publisher
    BRILLIANCE AUDIO
    Imprint name
    BRILLIANCE AUDIO
    Publication date
    01 April 2011