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- DescriptionIn 1950, future Hall of Famer Earl Lloyd became the first African American to play in a National Basketball Association game. Throughout his career, he quietly endured the overwhelming slights and exclusions that went with being black in America. In this book, Lloyd reveals his desire for the nation to achieve true equality among its citizens.
- Author BiographySean Kirst is a columnist for the Post-Standard in Syracuse, New York. He was a contributing editor for Empire State Report, a political magazine in New York, and he is the author of The Ashes of Lou Gehrig. Kirst was awarded the 2008 Ernie Pyle Journalism Award for human interest writing, given by the Scripps Howard Foundation to the one newspaper writer nationwide who most exemplifies the works of Pyle, a famed World War II correspondent.
- Author(s)Sean Peter Kirst
- PublisherSyracuse University Press
- Date of Publication15/02/2010
- GenreBall Games: Court & Indoor
- Series TitleSports and Entertainment
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSyracuse University Press
- Content Note25 b/w illustrations, index
- Weight390 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine17 mm
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