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The great American novel

Author: Philip Roth
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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A novel narrated by octogenarian ex-sportswriter Word Smith, who plans to write the "Great American Novel" and also to tell the tragic and hilarious story of the Ruppert Mundys - the only homeless baseball team ever to play in the big league, who have disappeared from all official histories.
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Genre/Form: Picaresque fiction
Sports stories
Humorous fiction
Baseball stories
Picaresque literature
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roth, Philip.
Great American novel.
New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1973]
(OCoLC)647696820
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Roth
ISBN: 0030045169 9780030045165
OCLC Number: 664849
Description: 382 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Philip Roth.

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A novel narrated by octogenarian ex-sportswriter Word Smith, who plans to write the "Great American Novel" and also to tell the tragic and hilarious story of the Ruppert Mundys - the only homeless baseball team ever to play in the big league, who have disappeared from all official histories.

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