It Never Rains in Tiger Stadium

It Never Rains in Tiger Stadium

by John Ed Bradley

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ISBN-13: 9781933060675
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/07/2008
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 782,911
Product dimensions: 7.96(w) x 5.08(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

John Ed Bradley is the author of several highly praised novels and a memoir, It Never Rains in Tiger Stadium. A former reporter for The Washington Post, he has also written for Esquire, Sports Illustrated, GQ, and Play magazines. He lives with his wife and daughter in Mandeville, Louisiana.

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YOU SHOULD'VE SEEN my father's arms. He didn't lift weights or do push-ups or exercise them in any way, and yet they were packed tight with muscle. When I was a boy and he lifted his highball in the evening for a sip, a round knot the size of a softball came up under the skin and slowly flattened out when he lowered the glass back down. I loved his arms so much that I memorized every vein, sinew, and golden hair. I knew the wrinkles of his elbows.
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