Japanese Baseball and Other Stories

Japanese Baseball and Other Stories

by W. P. Kinsella

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Overview

Japanese Baseball and Other Stories by W. P. Kinsella

Kinsella weaves his characters into the thrill of the game, be it in Japan, Central America, Canada or the U.S., with a variety of comic, tragic, and mystical results. This collection captures the dazzling wit, compelling insight, and obsession with baseball that have made Kinsella more popular than a ballpark frank.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781894345187
Publisher: Thistledown Press, Limited
Publication date: 03/08/2007
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

W. P. Kinsella (1935-2016) is best-known as the author of the novel Shoeless Joe, whose romantic baseball magical realism was adapted into the beloved movie Field of Dreams. In addition to many other baseball-themed works, he also wrote collections of poetry and several works of nonfiction. He will always be remembered for adding the phrase "If you build it, they will come" to the popular imagination. He died in 2016.

Date of Birth:

May 25, 1935

Date of Death:

September 16, 2016

Place of Birth:

Edmonton, Alberta

Education:

University of Victoria

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