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Shoeless Joe
 
 
Author
W.P. Kinsella.
Publisher Mariner  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.75 inches
ISBN 9780395957738
Pages/Publication Date 265/1999
Daedalus Item Code 34303
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(Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award Winner) More than the inspiration for the film Field of Dreams, Shoeless Joe is a timeless novel that is "not so much about baseball as it is about dreams, magic, life, and what is quintessentially American" (Philadelphia Inquirer). From the mysterious words spoken by an Iowa baseball announcer—"If you build it, he will come"—Ray Kinsella is inspired to carve a baseball diamond in his cornfield in honor of his hero, the legendary Shoeless Joe Jackson. What follows is both a rich, nostalgic look at a cherished national pastime and a remarkable story about fathers and sons, love and family, and the essential joy of finding your way home.
 
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