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Beschreibung des Verlags

It is 1947 when Joseph Burke, ex-Marine, ex-husband, ex-somebody–is hired as a bodyguard to protect Lauren Roach, 25 and spoiled rotten. The unlikely duo becomes entangled with Burke’s boyhood hero, color-barrier breaking baseball player Jackie Robinson, in a story that is both thrilling and engaging. It is in the historical character Jackie Robinson that Mr. Parker finds inspiration and Joseph Burke may find his redemption.

This is a work of fiction about a real man. Most of what I’ve written I’ve made up. I have, however, attempted to render Jackie Robinson accurately. As he was, or as I imagined him to be, in 1947, when I was turning 15, and he was changing the world. The rest is altogether fiction. It may be more Burke’s story then Jackie’s story. But, without Jackie, Burke would have had no story. And neither would I. Robert B Parker.

GENRE
Belletristik
ERZÄHLER
RF
Robert Forster
DAUER
04:56
Std. Min.
ERSCHIENEN
2004
28. April
VERLAG
Phoenix Books
PRÄSENTIERT VON
Audible.de
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
GRÖSSE
240.6
 MB

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