An American Classic
It inspires the reader that if you work hard and play nice, your dreams are attainable, no matter how improbable.
At the end of the book as she is sworn in as a judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, she also presides over her mother's second marriage. It wraps up her dream of becoming a judge and her childhood story that starts and ends with her mother.
When she won the Pine prize - the highest academic honor at Princeton University. Even if her ethnicity played a part in her getting admitted to Princeton, she worked harder than every other student to win that top honor.
Justice Sotomayor is a masterful story teller. This book wiill make you laugh, cry and inspire you. I encourage women and men of all ages to read this book
Great plot, terrific baseball setting.
I usually prefer non-fiction. This story is so real it could be a true story.
When Joe Castle tells Warren Tracy he is still batting a thousand against him!
Paul Tracy's recounting of how he knew Warren was going to bean Joe Castle...after the two fast balls outside the plate...just as his father told him to cruelly do after his 11 year old All Star game.
It is sometimes difficult to get into an audio book at first - not this book - I walked miles over the weekend to finish it!
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