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The natural

Author: Bernard Malamud; Christopher Hurt
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pulitzer Prize winning author Bernard Malamud's first novel is still one of the best ever written about baseball. His story of a superbly gifted "natural" at play in the fields of the old daylight baseball era is invested with the hardscrabble poetry, at once grand and altogether believable, that runs through all his best work. First published in 1952, this novel has since become an American classic. Five decades  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Baseball stories
Audiobooks
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)155024034
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Malamud; Christopher Hurt
ISBN: 1433284863 9781433284861
OCLC Number: 182863650
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 6:43:48.
Performer(s): Read by Christopher Hurt.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 96729 KB; MP3 file size: 189449 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Bernard Malamud.

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Pulitzer Prize winning author Bernard Malamud's first novel is still one of the best ever written about baseball. His story of a superbly gifted "natural" at play in the fields of the old daylight baseball era is invested with the hardscrabble poetry, at once grand and altogether believable, that runs through all his best work. First published in 1952, this novel has since become an American classic. Five decades later, Alfred Kazin's comment still holds true: "Malamud has done something which now that he has done it! looks as if we have been waiting for it all our lives. He has really raised the whole passion and craziness and fanaticism of baseball as a popular spectacle to its ordained place in mythology."

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