Boyd Childress

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Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem; A Memoir

Dapper Dan is a Harlem success story. His tale, told here in the vernacular and with honesty, is a true treasure. Absolutely fascinating; will exceed all expectations.

Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary

An important, thoroughly researched and documented recent work on Cuban history that belongs in all collections.

Almost Yankees: The Summer of '81 and the Greatest Baseball Team You've Never Heard Of

A lively grand slam that will win over all sports fans, and anyone interested in a story well told.

Cuba Libre! Che, Fidel, and the Improbable Revolution That Changed World History

An excellent new entry on the subject, with a memorable opening line and highly enjoyable chapters. If you read only one recent book on Cuba, have it be this delightful popular history.

This Is Cuba: An American Journalist Under Castro's Shadow

Cuba watchers should read this informative new work, as should all interested in a country that is geographically closer to the United States than some might realize.

Bobby Maduro and the Cuban Sugar Kings

Recommended for fans and readers interested in the changing nature of sports and politics in Castro's Cuba.

Fidel Castro and Baseball: The Untold Story

Bjarkman's rich history is a grand slam addition to Cuban and baseball history.—Boyd Childress, formerly with Auburn Univ. Libs., AL

Never Ran, Never Will: Boyhood and Football in a Changing American Inner City

An inspirational sports book of narrative nonfiction, one that can be read for posterity.

Tropic of Football: The Long and Perilous Journey of Samoans to the NFL

An engaging sociological study for football fans of all levels.

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