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Japanese baseball, and other stories

by W. P. Kinsella

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Published by Thistledown Press in Saskatoon, Sask .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball stories, Canadian.,
  • Baseball players -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW.P. Kinsella.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.K443 J37 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3994395M
    ISBN 101894345185
    LC Control Number2001334255

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William Patrick "W. P." Kinsella OC OBC (May 25, – September 16, ) was a Canadian novelist and short story writer, known for his novel Shoeless Joe (), which was adapted into the movie Field of Dreams in His work often concerned baseball, First Nations people, and other Canadian dr-peshev.com mater: University of Victoria, University of Iowa.

Apr 26,  · This book associated the samurai class of the past with certain ethics. These ethics had parallels with how Japanese started to view baseball (Kelly, ).

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House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories by. Yasunari Kawabata. avg rating — 5, ratings. Absolutely love that quiet little book of short stories that roll. Aug 28,  · The Secret To Japan's Little League Success: Hour Practices.

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