Home Game

Home Game

Book - 1995
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Nathanael "Crybaby" Isbister was once the greatest baseball player in the world, but now he's a down-on-his-luck drifter on the road to oblivion.  That is until he wanders into a circus sideshow troupe stranded in a tiny Michigan town dominated by a hellfire-and brimstone religious sect.  The sect vows to drive the troupe out, but give them one unlikely chance to remain--the baseball game to end all baseball games.

A funny, moving novel, Home Game walks the straight but delicate line between absurdity and compassion with dazzling style and expertise.
Publisher: Toronto : Vintage Canada, a division of Random House of Canada, 1995.
Copyright Date: ©1983
ISBN: 9780679307853
0679307850
Branch Call Number: QUA
Characteristics: 451 pages

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