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Shelf Awareness Pro interviews our author Fred Engh about MATCHSTICKS: An Education in Black & White (see link below)

Shelf Awareness Pro interviews our author Fred Engh about MATCHSTICKS: An Education in Black & White (see link below)

Posted: 2021/06/22

Garden City Park, NY: Earlier today (June 22, 2021), a subscriber group of more than 40,000 booksellers and librarians combined were able to see the brand new "Q&A"-style interview from Shelf Awareness Pro with our author and National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) founder Fred Engh about his new memoir entitled Matchsticks: An Education in Black & White ($24.95 USD, ISBN: 978-0-7570-0505-3).

To check out the interview for yourself, feel free to either CLICK HERE or click the article link below:

https://www.shelf-awareness.com/issue.html?issue=4012#m52864

And to see Fred's interview with The Golf Channel about his interesting story as one the first white students to attend an all-Black college in the early 1960s, you can either CLICK HERE or click the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZ_d6P3lEds

So far, Matchsticks has been declared "thought-provoking" (Kirkus Reviews); "filled with heartening moments" (Medium.com); "warmly accessible" (Grady Harp, top reviewer); a "fascinating fish-out-of-water account" (Publishers Weekly); and "an inherently impressive and inspiring life story" (Midwest Book Review) with other reviews expected in the coming weeks.

Be sure to read Matchsticks: An Education in Black & White by Fred Engh with Jann Seal, available now.


Matchsticks

The year was 1961, a year marking the start of the racial unrest that would last throughout the decade. Living in a trailer camp in Maryland with his wife and children, Fred’s future seemed bleak—that is, until he heard a college football coach being interviewed on a local radio show talking about becoming a Physical Education teacher. The coach’s words would inspire him enough to register at ...
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