Bottom of the Ninth: Great Contemporary Baseball Short Stories (Writing Baseball Series) / Edition 3

Bottom of the Ninth: Great Contemporary Baseball Short Stories (Writing Baseball Series) / Edition 3

by John McNally
     
 

ISBN-10: 0809325055

ISBN-13: 9780809325054

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press

Skillfully edited by John McNally, Bottom of the Ninth: Great Contemporary Baseball Short Stories collects nineteen contemporary baseball short stories from a successful mix of well-established writers, lesser-knowns, and a few up-and-comers. These stories are characterized by the same dramatic elements that draw people to the sport itself—the

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Skillfully edited by John McNally, Bottom of the Ninth: Great Contemporary Baseball Short Stories collects nineteen contemporary baseball short stories from a successful mix of well-established writers, lesser-knowns, and a few up-and-comers. These stories are characterized by the same dramatic elements that draw people to the sport itself—the mythologizing of players, the obsessions and romance of the game, the bonds between players and fans, parents and children. From a key play, a missed catch, a chance lost, these are tales of characters facing high stakes and calls to action, metaphorically and literally, in the bottom of the ninth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809325054
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
Writing Baseball
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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