The Art of Fielding

The Art of Fielding

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the fates of five people are upended.At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the fates of five people are upended...
Publisher: [North Kingstown] : AudioGO, 2012
ISBN: 9781611131857
1611131855
Branch Call Number: E-AUDIOBOOK
Characteristics: 1 sound file (15 hr., 56 min., 7 sec.) : digital
Additional Contributors: Graham, Holter

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Feb 10, 2013

**** stars "If it seems a stretch for a baseball novel to hold truth and beauty and the entire human condition in its mitt, well, ?The Art of Fielding? isn?t really a baseball novel at all, or not only. It?s also a campus novel and a bromance (and for that matter a full-fledged gay romance), a comedy of manners and a tragicomedy of errors ? the baseball kind as well as the other kind, which as Alexander Pope pointed out also has something to do with the human condition." Gregory Cowles, New York Times book review. Almost did not read this book because of the baseball theme - So glad I read it - Great character development - Very nice interweaving of individual stories - highly recommend

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