FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows the career of baseball player Roy Hobbs, a natural with a bat whose dreams of playing in the big leagues are deferred by a youthful indiscretion, but who finally becomes a hero.
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Uses the fanatical and aggressive world of professional baseball to mirror contemporary society.Review:
Roy Hobbs, the protagonist of The Natural, makes the mistake of pronouncing aloud his dream: to be the best there ever was. Such hubris, of course, invites divine intervention, but the brilliance of Bernard Malamud's novel is the second chance it offers its hero, elevating him--and his story--into the realm of myth.
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Book Description Turtleback. School & Library Binding. Book Condition: POOR. Acceptable: Possible ex-library copy with the library's markings. May have moderate notes or highlighting. Will no longer have its dust jacket if applicable and accessories may no longer be included. Bookseller Inventory # 2519508441
Book Description Turtleback, 2003. Book Condition: Fair. N/A. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP79997677
Book Description Turtleback, 2003. School & Library Binding. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0613694317