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The Iowa Baseball Confederacy

A Novel

by W. P. Kinsella

  • 302 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Mariner Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7604835M
ISBN 100618340807
ISBN 109780618340804


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The Iowa Baseball Confederacy again has baseball as its dominant motif. This time, though, Kinsella injects even more elements of magic and mystery, as the reader learns that to be obsessed with.

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Shoeless Joe was the first of what would be several baseball novels and short stories Kinsella set in Iowa and Iowa City. His baseball writing includes novels The Iowa Baseball Confederacy, The Thrill of the Grass, Box Socials, and Butterfly Winter, and story collections such as The Dixon Cornbelt League and The Further Adventures of Slugger.

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