Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa

Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa

by W. P. Kinsella

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ISBN-13: 9780870743566
Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press
Publication date: 09/28/1993
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 141
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

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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