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The Resource The Art of Fielding : A Novel, Chad Harbach

The Art of Fielding : A Novel, Chad Harbach

Label
The Art of Fielding : A Novel
Title
The Art of Fielding
Title remainder
A Novel
Statement of responsibility
Chad Harbach
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A disastrous error on the field sends five lives into a tailspin in this award-nominated tale about love, life, and baseball.At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the fates of five people are upended.Henry's fight against self-doubt threatens to ruin his future. College president Guert Affenlight, a longtime bachelor, has fallen unexpectedly and helplessly in love. Owen Dunne, Henry's gay roommate and teammate, becomes caught up in a dangerous affair. Mike Schwartz, the Harpooners' team captain and Henry's best friend, realizes he has guided Henry's career at the expense of his own. And Pella Affenlight, Guert's daughter, returns to Westish after escaping an ill-fated marriage, determined to start a new life. As the season counts down to its climactic final game, these five are forced to confront their deepest hopes, anxieties, and secrets. In the process they forge new bonds, and help one another find their true paths. Written with boundless intelligence and filled with the tenderness of youth, The Art of Fielding is an expansive, warmhearted novel about ambition and its limits, about family and friendship and love, and about commitment -- to oneself and to others
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harbach, Chad
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Target audience
general
Label
The Art of Fielding : A Novel, Chad Harbach
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0029285568
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
544 pages
Isbn
9780316126670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The Art of Fielding : A Novel, Chad Harbach
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0029285568
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
544 pages
Isbn
9780316126670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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