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: GOOD. Good: Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Bookseller Inventory # 2607901417
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97806136943154.0
Book Description Turtleback, 2003. No binding. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-247-71-1951601