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7,000 clams : a novel

Author: Lee Irby
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When Frank Hearn, a down-on-his-luck bootlegger and tough guy looking to score big in 1920s America, gets his hand on a handwritten IOU for $7000 signed by Babe Ruth, he embarks on an odyssey from New Jersey to St. Petersburg, Florida, where the Yankees are about to begin spring training, in order to convince the Babe to give him the money.
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Genre/Form: Baseball stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Babe Ruth
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Irby
ISBN: 0385511892 9780385511896
OCLC Number: 54774572
Description: 355 p. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Seven thousand clams
Responsibility: Lee Irby.
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When Frank Hearn, a down-on-his-luck bootlegger and tough guy looking to score big in 1920s America, gets his hand on a handwritten IOU for $7000 signed by Babe Ruth, he embarks on an odyssey from New Jersey to St. Petersburg, Florida, where the Yankees are about to begin spring training, in order to convince the Babe to give him the money.

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