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I hardly imagined 40 years ago that I would someday, somehow become a writer. And, ten books later, it looks like that is exactly what’s happened. Along the way I grew from my training in modern French history to my current work in American and African American studies. The three major books I co-authored with Will Scott, my closest friend and collaborator, mark the trail of this journeyNew School, New York Modern, and Fly Away.

At about mid-point of this journey I thought to try to tell some stories and here too the trajectory tells my history from semi-autobiographical camp stories (Cooperstown Chronicles) to Negro League baseball (Shadow Ball) to my most recent evocation of the 1960s (Irish Eyes).

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Revanche and Revisio Across the Green Line Cooperstown Chronicles The Next Hedgerow Jaclkie Robinson new school history fly away Cooperstown Chronicles Green line Shadow Ball Cooperstown Symposium Irish Eyes new york  modern