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Across the Line: Profiles in Basketball Courage

Tales of the First Black Players in the ACC and SEC

by Barry Jacobs

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basketball,
  • Blacks And Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Basketball - College,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Lifest,
  • History,
  • Sports & Recreation / Basketball,
  • Basketball - General,
  • Cultural Heritage,
  • African American college athletes,
  • African American college students,
  • Biography,
  • Discrimination in sports,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12499902M
    ISBN 101599210428
    ISBN 109781599210421

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      All the greats take flight toward the hoop in this perfect book for young fans who dream about stepping on an NBA court. Strong Inside (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball’s Color Line by Andrew Maraniss (December 20) Perry Wallace was born at an historic crossroads in U.S. history.   In Barry Jacobs’ book, “Across The Lines, Profiles in Basketball Courage: Tales of the First Black players in the ACC and SEC,” he documents Author: Eric Tullis.

    This well-researched book is a gift to lovers of basketball. It is a must-read for basketball fans.”—Washington Book Review “Akoy’s amazing journey from refugee to basketball star isn’t just about sports. It’s a story of growing up, transcending race, and pursuing dreams, and Marantz tells it well.”.   Stanley McChrystal retired from the U.S. Army as a four-star general after more than thirty-four years of last assignment was as the commander of all American and coalition forces in Afghanistan. His memoir, My Share of the Task, was a New York Times is a senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and the cofounder of CrossLead, a Brand: Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group.


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