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The Library Journal described Lucas Mann's chronicle of a year with an Iowa minor league team as a mixture of Bull Durham, American Gothic, a Coen brothers film, and a Springsteen song. Even that composite not does not reduce the originality of this well-written narrative by one iota. Class A is both a sharply portrait of the Clinton LumberKings and the small, declining town that supports them. Eschewing stereotypes, Mann draws out the stories of the players, a few headed for the majors, but most, nowhere bound; and their loyal fans. One fellow baseball writer called this book "the best, most human, account of the minor league experience I've read."