The Grand-Slam Book of Canadian Baseball Writing. First Edition


BELL, John, (ed.). The Grand-Slam Book of Canadian Baseball Writing. Lawrencetown Beach, R.R.2 Porters Lake, Nova Scotia : Pottersfield Press, (1993). First Edition. Pp (4),iii-xv,(1),1-253,(1). 8vo, art-illustrated green cardcovers Art by Graham Pilsworth.

At the time of publication editor John Bell (b.1952) was still in Ottawa and according to the rear cover refusing to reveal his batting average.

Includes:
Robert Fontaine's "God Hit a Home Run",
Scott Young's "Seven Parts of a Ball Team",
Morley Callaghan's "A Cap for Steve",
Raymond Souster's "The Opener",
Mordecai Richler's "Playing Ball on Hampstead Heath",
George Bowering's "Baseball, a poem in the magic number 9",
W.D. Valgardson's 'The Baseball Game",
Dennis Gruending's "Chucker Chatter",
Hugh Hood's "Ghosts at Jarry",
John Craig's selection from "Chappie and Me",
Lesley Choyce's "Report from Right Field",
W.P. Kinsella's "The Baseball Spur",
Gary Hyland's "Me and Casey",
William J. Klebeck's "The Picnic",
Ken Norris's "The Agony of Being an Expos Fan",
Paul Quarrington's "Home Opener, 1908",
Judith Fitzgerald's "How Do You Spell Relief?",
Alison Gordon's selection from "The Dead Pull Hitter",
Robert Currie's "How I Became a Poet",
Pat Jasper's "The Girls of Summer",
Edo van Belkom's "Baseball Memories",
Richard Cumyn's "Ladies' Ball", and
Donald Johnson's "Cuban Baseball: The Facts".

Very good. 15.00

Title: The Grand-Slam Book of Canadian Baseball Writing. First Edition

Author Name: BELL, John, (ed.) CALLAGHAN, Morley. KINSELLA, W.P. QUARRINGTON, Paul.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Pottersfield, 1993, ISBN:0919001793: 1993

ISBN Number: 0919001793

ISBN Number 13: 9780919001794

Seller ID: 36059

Keywords: BASEBALL LITERATURE NOVA SCOTIA CANADA ANTHOLOGY CANADIAN LITERARY FICTION ANTHOLOGIES SPORT SPORTS,