Overview:Scoring from Second: Writers on Baseball - Why do accomplished writers (and grown-ups) like Ron Carlson, Rick Bass, and Michael Chabon (to name but a few of those represented here) still obsess over their baseball days? What is it about this green game of suspense that not only moves us but can also move us to flights of lyrical writing? In Scoring from Second: Writers on Baseball some of the literary lights of our day answer these questions with essays, reminiscences, and meditations on the sport that is America's game but also a deeply personal experience for player, observer, and fan alike. Here writers as different as Andre Dubus and Leslie Epstein, Chabon and Floyd Skloot, Michael Martone and William Least Heat-Moon reflect on the game they grew up with, the players who thrilled them, and the lessons that baseball holds for us all. From the one-season wonder to the long-haul heroes to the hall of fame, the game that has framed so many American summers-and lives-comes to quirky, instructive, and always entertaining life in these pages.
This book is on page /3574b176dc725218de3835184742780c/book/1603725653-9780803259911. It was written by the following authors: Philip F. Deaver, Lee K. Abbott. Book Scoring from Second: Writers on Baseball, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Nebraska Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2007-04-01 00:00:00. It has 332 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 476 g. File for download Scoring from Second: Writers on Baseball has PDF format and is called scoring-from-second-writers-on-baseball.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our koopbitcoin.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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