Cover for BRASHLER: The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings: A Novel

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings

A Novel

William Brashler's novel is story of a black barnstorming ball club in 1939, before Jackie Robinson broke baseball's unofficial color barrier. This edition includes a preface by the author and an introduction by Peter Bjarkman setting the novel in the contexts of scholarly literature on the Negro Baseball Leagues and of sports fiction. "Captivating . . .. Catches the highs and lows of some bad old days." -- New York Times Book Review

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