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By Mark Harris

ISBN-10: 0795301723

ISBN-13: 9780795301728

Henry Wiggen, hero of The Southpaw and the best-known fictional baseball participant in the US, is again back, throwing a baseball “with his arm and his mind and his reminiscence and his bluff for the sake of his pocket and his family.” greater than a singular approximately baseball, Bang the Drum Slowly is ready the friendship and the lives of a bunch of fellows as they each one study teammate is death of cancer.
Bang the Drum Slowly used to be selected as one of many most sensible 100 activities books of all time by way of Sports Illustrated and looks on quite a few different lists of top baseball fiction. within the creation to this new Bison Books version Mark Harris discusses the making of the vintage 1973 movie starring Robert DeNiro, in response to his monitor version of the e-book. additionally to be had in Bison Books variants are The Southpaw, It gave the impression of For Ever.

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He is too wild and crazy. He drives in motorcycle races in the winter. Dutch was looking for a combination of a natural catcher like Jonah and a hitter like Piney, and still is. I guess there is only one Red Traphagen in a lifetime. The first few days me and Lucky Judkins sat in the stands watching the drill and lying about money, telling each other how much we were holding out for. I don’t know why you lie about money. I guess you figure people figure you are lying, so you might as well. One morning Ugly Jones clumb up from the field and said, “Author, leave me give you one piece of advice.

Come Josephine in my flying machine, Going up, goodby, all on, goodbye. Bang The Drum Slowly 45 He always dragged a stick in the sand behind him. He parked it by the door and come in and ate, salads for me mostly, and lean meat and no bread and butter and this disgusting skim milk, my weight at 209 by now and climbing a mile a minute, and when we was done we sat out back, out of the ocean breeze, until along about 10 he went around the house for his stick, and I drove him back to the Silver Palms.

He is too damn dumb. ” “You must promise me,” I said, and he promised, for right about then he seen his party and would of promised you could hang him in the morning. He got all excited. “That looks like it,” he said, and we begun to deal, and in through the lobby come a big chap wearing sun glasses, though he was indoors, and though it was night, his arms all red the way a fellow gets when he never sees the sun except a couple weeks on vacation, a big button in his coat in the shape of a fish saying FEARED IN THE DEEP that the local people hand out by the bushel to every cluck that don’t actually faint dead away at the sight of the ocean.

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