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The House That Jack Built Paperback – June 1, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-0972751940 ISBN-10: 0972751947

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 232 pages
  • Publisher: Colossus Books (June 1, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0972751947
  • ISBN-13: 978-0972751940
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,140,376 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Were there no Hal Jackson, there would be no Inner City Broadcasting Corporation." -- Percy E. Sutton, Chairman Emeritus, Inner City Broadcasting Corporation<br /><br />"You are a true Pioneer and Visionary" -- Dick Parsons, Chairman of the Board, CEO, AOL Time Warner<br /><br />"You have paved the way for all who ever dreamed of having success in this business. " --Sylvia Rhone, Chairman & CEO, Elektra Entertainment Group, Inc.

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HAL JACKSON has been on the radio since the late 1930’s and is host and executive producer of Sunday Classics, heard on new York’s 107.5, WBLS. He is Group Chairman of Inner City Broadcasting and executive Producer and Host of his Talented Teens International competition. He lives in New York City with his wife, Debra. <P>JAMES HASKINS is a professor of English at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and lives in New York City. He has written more than one hundred books. In 1994 the Washington Post Children’s Book Guild presented him with its annual award for "body of work in nonfiction for young adults." His latest books include The Headless Haunt and Other African-American Ghost Stories, The Scottsboro Boys, and Freedom Rides. He is general editor of the Hippocrene Great Religions of the World Series and was general editor of The Filipino Nation.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Nate Harris on September 2, 2012
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Book is outstanding. Very detailed information coming from New York City's legendary radio personality, community activist and entrepreneur. Hal Jackson starts from his beginnings in Charleston, South Carolina, his childhood and young adulthood when he broke color barriers in radio in Washington D.C. and his superstar staus skyrocketing success in New York City as a DJ for WBLS. He expresses these stages of his life very wonderfully. Intriguing and interesting reading.
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