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War Fever: Boston, Baseball, and America in the Shadow of the Great War

A compelling look at a tumultuous moment in U.S. history through the lives of three extraordinary individuals. Fans of 20th-century American culture as well as Boston and World War I history will rejoice.


A Team for America

Roberts relies on his interviews with participants and archival interviews to fashion a gripping portrait of a game that was emblematic of a nation at war. Highly recommended for World War II-era buffs, military enthusiasts, and sports fans. [See Prepub Alert, 6/13/11.]

Joe Louis

Well researched and well written, Roberts's study will appeal both to boxing fans and scholars of American social and cultural history. Like its subject, this book is a champion.

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