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IF I NEVER GET BACK.

Brock, Darryl.

ISBN 10: 0517573458 / ISBN 13: 9780517573457
Published by NY: CROWN. 1990, 1990
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: IF I NEVER GET BACK.

Publisher: NY: CROWN. 1990

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Sam Fowler is taking a modern-day Amtrak home to San Francisco when an unscheduled stop somewhere west of Cleveland gives him the opportunity to stretch his legs. Instead, Sam finds that time has stretched and mysteriously transported him back to 1869.

Bewildered at first, Sam soon meets up with the Cincinnati Red Stockings, baseball's first all-professional team, and begins to ride the rails with them on their first national tour across post-Civil War America. He encounters a political conspiracy, a get-rich-quick scheme with Mark Twain, and through it all, the shaky-legged beginnings of America's favorite pastime . . . before it ever was!

"Could be the baseball novel of the new season . . . IF I NEVER GET BACK takes the reader out to the old ball game with great charm." -- The New York Times

"Engrossing . . . Intriguing . . . Exciting and fast-paced." -- The Washington Post Book World
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Dr. William H. Parker is a board certified OB/GYN and a Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is the former Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, and the immediate past President of the American Association of Laparoscopists. He is an editor for the Journal of the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists and a reviewer for the New England Journal of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Journal of Gynecologic Techniques. He is also listed in Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors.

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