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Cardboard gods : an all-American tale told through baseball cards

Author: Josh Wilker
Publisher: New York : Seven Footer Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Captures the experience of growing up obsessed with baseball cards and explores what it means to be a fan of the game as the author marks the stages of his life through the cards he collected as a child.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Trivia and miscellanea
Autobiographies
Biography
Miscellanea
Named Person: Josh Wilker; Josh Wilker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josh Wilker
ISBN: 9781934734162 1934734160
OCLC Number: 436620834
Notes: "With 1 stick bubble gum"--Cover; not included.
Description: 243 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Josh Wilker.
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Captures the experience of growing up obsessed with baseball cards and explores what it means to be a fan of the game as the author marks the stages of his life through the cards he collected as a child.

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"Josh Wilker's "Cardboard Gods" is a poignant and vivid account of how and why he accessed baseball cards as a survival tool while negotiating a 1970s childhood marked by changing mores and confusing Read more...

 
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