True is a probing, richly-detailed, unique biography of Jackie Robinson, one of baseball’s—and America’s—most significant figures.
“A marvelous addition to the library on the ever-important, ever-enigmatic Jackie Robinson. Kennedy has given us four remarkable ‘snapshots’ of Jackie at this most brave and vulnerable moment.”
“A captivating reminder of Jackie Robinson’s greatness. Reading it, I said to myself time and again: “I wish I could have met him.”
“Kennedy’s restrained, patient, immensely readable biography might well be where a younger generation—grown curious about the great Robinson—can commence.”