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The celebrant : a novel

Author: Eric Rolfe Greenberg
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1983
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first two decades of the twentieth century were a time of promise and innocence in America. Hardworking immigrants could achieve the American dream; heroes were truly heroic. Eric Rolfe Greenberg brilliantly and authentically chronicles the real-life saga of the first national baseball hero, Christy Mathewson, and the fictional story of a Jewish immigrant family of jewelers. In these pages Mathewson and other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Baseball stories
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Christy Mathewson; Christy Mathewson
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Rolfe Greenberg
ISBN: 0803270372 9780803270374
OCLC Number: 26211261
Notes: "A Bison book."
Description: 272 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Eric Rolfe Greenberg.
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Chronicles the real-life saga of the first national baseball hero, Christy Mathewson. This book presents a fictional story of a Jewish immigrant family of jewelers. It helps you discover the  Read more...

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"Greenberg recreates the famous events of the era, from the Merkle saga to the Black Sox scandal, in enchanting detail. If this isn't the best baseball novel ever written, it's definitely in the top Read more...

 
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