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Bad Lies by Thomas B. Jones

By Thomas B. Jones

An African-American golfer and a washed-up St. Paul Saints’s pitcher, stuck in a deadly post-World struggle II mixture of racial pressure, apprehensive social switch, and anti-Communist paranoia, fight to discover a typical flooring of belief as they mount a problem to segregation in expert golfing. It’s the overdue Nineteen Forties, and the pro golfing Association’s “Caucasian simply” rule is in strength for nearly each significant match. Flash Dawkins is familiar with he’s more than enough to win as a professional golfer, yet his try to qualify for the St. Paul Open makes him a marked guy with a starting to be checklist of enemies able to short-circuit his goals of turning into golf’s Jackie Robinson.

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