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The further adventures of Slugger McBatt

baseball stories

by W. P. Kinsella

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball stories, Canadian.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.P. Kinsella.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.K443 F87 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p. ;
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2406457M
    ISBN 100395475929, 0395475937
    LC Control Number87037824

    * The Book Buyers, (ss) The Alligator Report, Coffee House Press * Books by the Pound, (vi) The Alligator Report, Coffee House Press * Diehard, (ss) Spitball. The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt, Houghton Mifflin * Distances, (ss) Sport Magazine. The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt, Houghton Mifflin The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt, (, short stories) The Miss Hobbema Pageant, (, short stories) The Dixon Cornbelt League and Other Baseball Stories, (, short stories) Brother Frank's Gospel Hour, (, short stories) The Secret of the Northern Lights, (, short stories) Baseball Fantastic, (, short stories)Alma mater: University of Victoria, University of Iowa.

      The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt by W.P. Kinsella: “Distances” Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told: Red Barber’s “On Jackie Robinson” The Joy of . FURTHER ADVENTURES OF the Purple Crayon: Harold's Fairy Tale by Crockett - $ Further Adventures of the Purple Crayon: Harold's Fairy Tale by Crockett Johnson The continuing adventures of Harold and his purple crayon. ISBN: Paperback In very good condition. There is slight (and I mean slight) curl to the soft cover. Otherwise this book is in .

    W. P. KINSELLA is the author of several short story collections, including three reissued by SMU Press:Red Wolf, Red Wolf (), Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa (), andGo the Distance: Baseball Stories (), originally published as The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt. He is best known for his award-winning novelShoeless Joe, which became the film /5(5). Red Wolf, Red Wolf () and The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt (), two more story collections that won Kinsella critical acclaim, were followed .


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The Further Adventures of Slugger Mc Batt is a book with a bunch of short stories in it. The short stories all have something to do with baseball because Ray Kinsella(the Author)is famous for writing books about baseball/5. The further adventures of Slugger McBatt: baseball stories User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Probably no one uses baseball as metaphor better than Kinsella. The stories in this collection range in tone from zaniness to pathos. It's hard to choose a favorite story: maybe the bizarre "Reports Read full review.

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Kinsella (Shoeless Joe, ; The Iowa Baseball Confederacy, ) here offers a collection of ten baseball stories that are a mixed bag, both in quality and narrative approach. There are stories told from the viewpoints of kids and old-timers, fans and players and even, in one case.

an alien; there is fantasy and naturalism and a blend of the two. For the kids, baseball provides a certain. THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF SLUGGER MCBATT. UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in dark charcoal colored wrappers.

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Kinsella (Houghton Mifflin: $, cloth; $, paper; pp.; ). SHORT SEASON AND OTHER STORIES by Jerry Klinkowitz (The Johns Author: John Schulian.

Other novels by Kinsella include Box Social, The Iowa Baseball Confederacy, The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt, and Lieberman in Love. Kinsella has also published a number of short story collections, including The Thrill of the Grass, Dance Me Outside, Scars, Born Indian, and The Mocassin Telegraph.

Dance Me Outside was adapted into a independent. THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF SLUGGER McBATT. By W. Kinsella (Collins, pages, $, $ paper) THE DEAD PULL HITTER By Alison Gordon (McClelland and Stewart, 22U pages, $) For more than years one of the first sounds of spring across North America has been the sharp crack of a bat making contact.

with cowhide. Shoeless Joe was eventually adapted and produced as the Hollywood movie Field of Dreams, featuring Kevin Costner and Ray Liotta. Other novels written by Kinsella include The Iowa Baseball Confederacy, The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt, The Alligator Report, and The Miss Hobbema : W.

Kinsella. Here a legendary base stealer for St. Louis Browns tries to perpetuate his skills, an extraterrestrial pretends to be the Seattle Mariners mascot, and three middle-aged baseball buddies play a nostalgic pickup game in the women's wear section of K-mart.

The collection was first published in as "The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt.". W P Kinsella. Kinsella, recipient of a Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship and the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, is the author of numerous novels and highly acclaimed short-story collections.

In he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada, their highest civilian honor. Here a legendary base stealer for St.

Louis Browns tries to perpetuate his skills, an extraterrestrial pretends to be the Seattle Mariners mascot, and three middle-aged baseball buddies play a nostalgic pickup game in the women's wear section of K-mart.

The collection was first published in as The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt. The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt (Collins, ); published in the USA as Go The Distance (Southern Methodist University Press, ) The Dixon Cornbelt League (HarperCollins, ) If Wishes Were Horses () Diamonds Forever (HarperCollins, ) Magic Time (Doubleday, ) Japanese Baseball and Other Stories ().

"The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt." In The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt. An unathletic youngster wins the favor of a star school athlete when he draws a comic strip based on the star's exploits.

Well-done, archetypal story about art and life, also quite brutal at times. The Alligator Report is a collection of short stories written by W. Kinsella and was published in The Alligator Report contains 26 short stories written by W. Kinsella and is pages long. The Alligator Report also includes another short story written by Kinsella called The Last Pennant Before Armageddon and also introduces the character Trout Fishing in America Novels: Shoeless Joe (), The Iowa Baseball.

In my opinion he is among the finest of baseball authors. You can't go wrong with any of his short story collections, including The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt, The Dixon Cornbelt League, etc. I also enjoyed Ty Cobb's autobiography which, as you might expect, portrays this great player in a different light than usual.The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt, Houghton Mifflin * The Secret, (vi) The Alligator Report, Coffee House Press * Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa, (ex) Boston: Houghton Mifflin The Oxford Book of Canadian Ghost Stories, ed.

Alberto Manguel, Toronto: Oxford University Press * The Silver Porcupine, (vi).History of the CASEY Award The CASEY Award was inaugurated in by Mike Shannon and W.J.

Harrison, the editors and co-founders of Spitball: The Literary Baseball Magazine, because up to that time there had never been any award specifically designated to honor the authors and publishers of outstanding baseball books.

Seven books were named as finalists for the first .