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Author Name:    QUARRINGTON, Paul

Title:   Home Game. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Doubleday Canada, 1983, ISBN:0385184220 

Seller ID:   9099

QUARRINGTON, Paul. Home Game. Toronto : Doubleday Canada Limited / Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1983. First Printing. Pp (12),3-412,(2). 8vo, blue cloth. Quarrington's second published novel. "Like Tom Robbins and John Irving, Paul Quarrington captures on the printed page the incongruities of the human ondition with such conviction that at times we wonder whether we are, in fact, only reading a novel. "In this story of a marooned circus sideshow troupe, a former baseball hero, and a Michigan village dominated by a fundamentalist religious sect, the author confronts some of the highest as well as the least desirable aspects of human motivation. One group passionately wishes the expulsion of the other, self-rjghteously condemning them as immoral, and inhuman. But in the organization md trainingof the baseball team, and during the subsequent game where the issue vill be decided, we learn that these eccentric characters ultimately cannot denythe humanity that makes all of them members of a single tearn." - from the dj. Fine in fine dustjacket. 30.00


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