In March of 1948, Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers came to Mobile, Alabama for an exhibition game. While the cityas black population was thrilled to see the man who broke Major League Baseballas color barrier, Robinsonas brief appearance did more for one man than fuel his excitement for the game. Thirty-year-old Jesse Norwood had no baseball experience, but, through the game, he saw a way to help the scrawny youngsters that would congregate near his stoop gain a sense of pride and dignity in the segregated South of the 1950as. A Condition of Freedom is the emotionally charged story of Norwoodas legend and legacy. With a novelistas gift for storytelling, Formichella breathes life into a South long gone to tell a heroas story that begins in a sandlot and ends in the Baseball Hall of Fame.He discovered very few books on the subject, and in his travels as a military man he found virtual parliamentary chaos ... The original title was Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies, and it came to be called Roberta#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Condition of Freedom|
|Publisher||:||River's Edge Media, LLC - 2015-06-15|