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Carry the rock

Jay Jennings

Carry the rock

race, football, and the soul of an American city

by Jay Jennings

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Rodale, Distributed to the trade by Macmillan in [Emmaus, Pa.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations,
  • Football,
  • Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-243) and index.

    StatementJay Jennings
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV958.C44 J46 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 255 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24880238M
    ISBN 101605296376
    ISBN 109781605296371
    LC Control Number2010013327
    OCLC/WorldCa535494947

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