Fiction


 

short fiction

248 pages / trade paper

Japanese Baseball and Other Stories
 

ISBN: 978-1-894345-18-7

From internationally recognized Canadian author W.P. Kinsella (Dance Me Outside, The Iowa Baseball Confederacy, The Fencepost Chronicles) comes a new collection of baseball stories that is sure to delight all lovers of engaging storytelling and fans of the sport he chronicles in the classics Shoeless Joe and The Thrill of the Grass. Kinsella weaves his characters into the thrill of the game, be it in Japan, Central America, Canada or the U.S., with a variety of comic, tragic, and mystical results. This collection captures the dazzling wit, compelling insight, and obsession with baseball that have made Kinsella more popular than a ballpark frank.

Kinsella has published 21 books of fiction, two books each of non-fiction and poetry, and three of his works, including Shoeless Joe which became Field of Dreams, have been made into major motion picture films. He has also won several prestigious awards, including the Order of Canada, the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship, and the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour.

"Thoughtful, charmed stories about the everyday magic of desire." — The Globe & Mail


 

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