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The Grand Slam Book of Canadian Baseball Writing

John Bell, Editor

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ISBN 10: 0919001793 / ISBN 13: 9780919001794
Published by Pottersfield Press Trade Paper Original, First Edition., 1993
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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This is the first book to collect some of the best baseball writing by Canada's creative writers. Among the twenty-three authors are Judith Fitzgerald, Paul Quarrington, Robert Fontaine, Scott Young, Morecai Richler, George Boweing, Hugh Hood, John Craig, W.P. Kinsella, Alison Gordon, Gary Hyland and others. Has a great color cover by Graham Pilsorth of a left handed batter, who is using a huge pencil instead of a bat, in very good- condition. I have hundreds of baseball collections in stock. Discounts available on multiple purchases. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-429772302

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Title: The Grand Slam Book of Canadian Baseball ...

Publisher: Pottersfield Press Trade Paper Original, First Edition.

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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A collection of some os the best baseball writing by Canada's creative writers. 25 authors are represented including:Morley Callaghna, Paul Quarrington, Scott Young, Mordecai Richler, and W.P.Kinsella.

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John Bell is an Ottawa-based writer and editor. His previous Pottersfield books include literary portraits of Halifax and Ottawa. During the early 1960s he had an undistinguished Little League career in South End Halifax. A little later, he played briefly as a ringer on a small town team in Queen's County, Nova Scotia. He refuses to divulge his batting average.

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