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Imagined Truths

Myths from a Draft-Dodging Poet

Memory is not only selective, it’s an amazing liar, con artist and spin doctor. History is what we choose to remember about the past in order to justify the present. Richard Lemm grew up in … 272 View
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On Account of Darkness

Shining Light on Race and Sport

For marginalized athletes past and present, achievement can bring celebrity without equality and recognition without opportunity In many ways, Ontario’s Chatham-Kent region is a microcosm … 213 View
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Introduction

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Introduction to the book. The author calls himself a collector, a researcher, and a preservationist of many untold stories in sport, and thanks those who trusted him with their stories. 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

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The All-American Boy

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The author relates his early life/childhood in America. 26 $2.60 Add
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Under the Pear Tree

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This chapter talks about the history and experiences of Black Americans and Canadians in sports dealing with systemic racism and discrimination. Canada’s history of white supremacy and … 15 $1.50 Add
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It Was Never Our Game

From: On Account of Darkness

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This chapter tells the story of Uncle Tom’s Cabin and further explores Black history and Black peoples’ experiences in sports. Various stories are recounted. 9 $0.90 Add
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The Wild West

From: Imagined Truths

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The author discusses his family history, American history, and myth-making. 10 $1.00 Add
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A Bible in my Hands

From: On Account of Darkness

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This chapter focuses on Indigenous history, colonization, and anti-Indigenous racism in sports. Particular focus is put on Lacrosse. 13 $1.30 Add
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The Nuclear Family

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The author explores more of his family’s history, his early life, and his relationship with his grandparents. 28 $2.80 Add
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The Great White Hopes

From: On Account of Darkness

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This chapter once again explores Indigenous history in Canada and discrimination against Indigenous people in the world of sports and beyond. The author talks about his personal experiences … 11 $1.10 Add
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The Noble Warrior

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The author talks more about his family history and muses on the example of his "warrior father," exploring military history and nationalism. He recounts the process of his conscientious … 30 $3.00 Add
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The Home Team Wears White

From: On Account of Darkness

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This chapter explores systemic racism in sports in Chatham, Ontario. 11 $1.10 Add
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The Man’s Man

From: Imagined Truths

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The author further explores his relationship with his grandfather and family history. 16 $1.60 Add
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It’s All in Your Mind

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This chapter discusses mental health and illness, abuse, and the author’s relationship with his mother. 29 $2.90 Add
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Learning to Play Ball

From: On Account of Darkness

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This chapter tells the story of Pliney Stonefish– an Indigenous man from Delaware Nation and avid baseball fan– and the all-Indigenous baseball team from Delaware Nation. The 20th … 10 $1.00 Add