A Condition of Freedom

A Condition of Freedom

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In March of 1948, Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers came to Mobile, Alabama for an exhibition game. While the citya€™s black population was thrilled to see the man who broke Major League Baseballa€™s color barrier, Robinsona€™s 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 1950a€™s. A Condition of Freedom is the emotionally charged story of Norwooda€™s legend and legacy. With a novelista€™s gift for storytelling, Formichella breathes life into a South long gone to tell a heroa€™s 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
Author:Formichella, Joe
Publisher:River's Edge Media, LLC - 2015-06-15


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