Record Details

Catalog Search

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

Maraniss, Andrew, (author.).

Available copies

  • 8 of 10 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 -

Record details

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.

Syndetic Solutions - Table of Contents for ISBN Number 9780593116722
Singled Out : The True Story of Glenn Burke
Singled Out : The True Story of Glenn Burke
by Maraniss, Andrew
Rate this title:
vote data
Click an element below to view details:

Table of Contents

Singled Out : The True Story of Glenn Burke

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Chapter 1Joy And Painp. 1
Chapter 2Top Of The Heapp. 4
Chapter 3Heart's Desirep. 8
Chapter 4Bushrod Kingp. 14
Chapter 5Hot Stuffp. 18
Chapter 6Money Talksp. 25
Chapter 7God's Gift To Baseballp. 31
Chapter 8Truth Or Darep. 40
Chapter 9Bad Bloodp. 46
Chapter 10Unforgettablep. 54
Chapter 11Living In A Closetp. 60
Chapter 12Glisteningp. 66
Chapter 13Cup Of Coffeep. 73
Chapter 14On Firep. 83
Chapter 15Open Secretp. 97
Chapter 16Hands Upp. 107
Chapter 17Big Blue Wrecking Crewp. 113
Chapter 18Indecent Proposalp. 128
Chapter 19Blackballedp. 137
Chapter 20Superfreakyp. 147
Chapter 21Signature Momentp. 154
Chapter 22Unravelingp. 162
Chapter 23Disco Infernop. 176
Chapter 24Don't Call It A Comebackp. 181
Chapter 25Top Dogp. 189
Chapter 26Russian Riverp. 197
Chapter 27Got To Let It Showp. 203
Chapter 28Ground Zero For The Plaguep. 214
Chapter 29The Crushing Blowp. 224
Chapter 30The Terror Of Knowingp. 235
Chapter 31No Burden Is Hep. 242
Chapter 32Monumentalp. 254
Notesp. 259
Interviewsp. 271
Bibliographyp. 273
Newspapers, Magazines, And Websitesp. 275
Baseball Statistics And Chartsp. 277
Us Gay Rights Timelinep. 281
A Selection Of Significant Black American Lgbtqia+ Figures For Further Studyp. 289
Select Resourcesp. 293
Acknowledgmentsp. 297
Indexp. 301

Additional Resources