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The Temple of Baseball

Grossinger, Richard (Editor)

Published by North Atlantic Books, 1985
ISBN 10: 093819044X / ISBN 13: 9780938190448
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Title: The Temple of Baseball

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 252 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Essays on baseball. Features writing by Bill Lee, Andrei Codrescu, W. P. Kinsella, Tom Clark, Barry Gifford and others. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Signed, inscribed and dated by Grossinger. Book comes from Grossinger's private archive and is in new, unread condition. First edition. First Edition, First Printing. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.00010000165

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Synopsis: The Temple of Baseball gathers together the best writing on, about, and around the sport that is "played forever in the green fields of the mind"?baseball. America's favorite pastime is celebrated in story, essay, poetry, and song. This is the collection baseball fans and friends have been waiting for.

About the Author: Editor Richard Grossinger was born in New York City in 1944. He received a B.A. from Amherst College in 1966 and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Michigan in 1975. He is the author of many books, including The Night Sky, Embryogenesis, and Homeopathy: An Introduction for Skeptics and Beginners. He lives with his wife Lindy Hough in Berkeley, California.

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