Signing with Michael Kranish

 

Join us as we celebrate Bikes, Blues & Bayous with author Michael Kranish!

Event date: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Event address: 
304 Howard Street
Greenwood, MS 38930
The World's Fastest Man: The Extraordinary Life of Cyclist Major Taylor, America's First Black Sports Hero By Michael Kranish Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501192593
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Published: Scribner - May 7th, 2019

In the tradition of The Boys in the Boat and Seabiscuit, a fascinating portrait of a groundbreaking but forgotten figure—the remarkable Major Taylor, the black man who broke racial barriers by becoming the world’s fastest and most famous bicyclist at the height of the Jim Crow era.

In the 1890s, the nation’s promise of equality had failed spectacularly