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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Ian Borer
|ISBN:||9780814799765 0814799760 9780814799772 0814799779|
|Description:||ix, 263 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Boston believes : Fenway Park, a "lyrical little bandbox" --
The birth of an urban ballpark : leisure, nostalgia, and the baseball creed --
The ballpark at rest : the civic partnership between Boston, the Red Sox, and the Fenway faithful --
Objects of faith and consumption : souvenirs, replicas, and other representations of Fenway Park --
Some diamonds are not forever : debating the future of Fenway Park --
Believe in Boston : Red Sox nation and the cultural power of place.
|Responsibility:||Michael Ian Borer.|
"Borer assesses the attraction of Fenway Park through his own expert lens. The results ... will prove invaluable not only to Red Sox and more general baseball scholars but also to students of urban