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LOVED this book about a 1950s sports writer who slowly comes to recognize that inequality is inhumane. I loved that the narrator was not really the main character. Read morePublished 13 months ago by MBarg28
I'm not a fan of baseball. I don't live and breathe baseball stats. That didn't matter. Safe at Home is a slice of history set in a small town in the south. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Reader With Standards
This is an engrossing tale of small town America.
A quick read, well written and entertaining.
You will root for the young man in this story! Read more
Heartwarming, disturbing, beautifully written novel about the early civil rights movement and integration of minor league baseball in the South. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Elizabeth Van Etten
I loved this book. It deals with America trying to come to grips with civil rights and integration through the lens of baseball. Read morePublished on June 25, 2012 by Jim Brumm
This book had my interest throughout, but was very difficult reading about the harsh realities of the era. Read morePublished on April 17, 2012 by surfcityguy
While I've read a lot of books about the Civil Rights movement and the South, this was a very fresh take. Read morePublished on April 10, 2012 by ready to read
Having grown up being an avid Chicago Cubs baseball fan in a small segregated town, I thoroughly related to this book. Read morePublished on April 7, 2012 by JFE
This is a very interesting, well written description of the beginning of integration of baseball in the south. Read morePublished on April 5, 2012 by Carol