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The Plot to Kill Jackie Robinson
The Plot to Kill Jackie Robinson
Author: Donald Honig
ISBN-13: 9780451175847
ISBN-10: 0451175840
Publication Date: 5/1/1993
Pages: 368
Edition: Reprint

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Publisher: Signet
Book Type: Paperback
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Its 1947, and the all-white face of baseball is about to change forever. A hotshot young black player named Jackie Robinson has been signed to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers. But sportswriter Joe Tinker keeps hearing rumors thatRobinson won't live to walk off the field.

Tinker thinks there's a connection between these dangerous whispers and a Greenwich Village turbulent spring training to Cuba and back, the connection keeps gnawing at him. Suddenly it all hits home! Tinker is on to the shocking story-only it could be too late. For already it's Opening Day of the baseball season at Brooklyn's Ebbetts Field. And Tinker may be the only one of the 25,000 cheering fans who knows that somewhere in teh ballpark a sniper is dead-centering Jackie Robinson in the cross hairs of the rifle....