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Singled out : the true story of Glenn Burke / Andrew Maraniss.

Maraniss, Andrew, (author.).

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  • 6 of 8 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Tolland Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Tolland Public Library YA B BURKE (Text to phone) 34051148379434 Young Adult New Material Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
"The first openly gay MLB player and inventor of the high five" -- Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-274) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Joy and pain -- Top of the heap -- Heart's desire -- Bushrod king -- Hot stuff -- Money talks -- God's gift to baseball -- Truth or dare -- Bad blood -- Unforgettable -- Living in a closet -- Glistening -- Cup of coffee -- On fire -- Open secret -- Hands up -- Big blue wrecking crew -- Indecent proposal -- Blackballed -- Superfreaky -- Signature moment -- Unraveling -- Disco inferno -- Don't call it a comeback -- Top dog -- Russian river -- Got to let it show -- Ground Zero for the plague -- The crushing blow -- The terror of knowing -- No burden is he -- Monumental.
Summary, etc.:
"The true story of Glenn Burke, a "hidden figure" in the history of sports: the inventor of the high five and the first openly gay MLB player"-- Provided by publisher.
Tells the true story of Glenn Burke, the inventor of the high five and the first openly gay MLB player: from his childhood growing up in Oakland, his journey to the MLB and the World Series, the joy in discovering who he really was, to more difficult times: facing injury, addiction, and the AIDS epidemic. -- adapted from inside front jacket flap.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 7-9. Philomel Books.
Ages 12 up. Philomel Books.
Subject: Burke, Glenn > Juvenile literature.
Baseball players > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American baseball players > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Gay athletes > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Gay athletes > United States > Biography.
Burke, Glen.
Baseball players > United States > Biography.
African American baseball players > Biography.
African Americans > Biography.
Genre: Young adult nonfiction.
Biographies.

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