Iowa Baseball Confederacy by W. P. Kinsella

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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StatementW.P. Kinsella.
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LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.K443 I58 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2545281M
ISBN 100395389526
LC Control Number85027105

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Kinsella Gideon Clarke is a man on a quest. He is out to prove to the world, as his father tried before him, that the world-champion Chicago Cubs traveled to Onamata, Iowa, in the summer of for an exhibition game against all-stars from the Iowa Baseball Confederacy, an amateur league.3/5.

Gideon Clarke is a man on a quest. He is out to prove to the world, as his father tried before him, that the world-champion Chicago Cubs traveled to Onamata, Iowa, in the summer of for an exhibition game against all-stars from the Iowa Baseball Confederacy, an amateur league.

The end, in which Gideon's country-fed sweetheart is Iowa's first victim of an automobile accident, and then Gideon's real-time wife dies under the wheels of an interstate truck, is mere authorial confetti tossed into the chaos of a fantasy gone amok. THE IOWA BASEBALL CONFEDERACY.

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Bearing W.P. Kinsella's trademark combination of "sweet-natured prose and a richly imagined world" (Philadelphia Inquirer), The Iowa Baseball Confederacy tells the story of Gideon Clark, a man on a quest.

He is out to prove to the world that the indomitable Chicago Cubs traveled to Iowa in the summer of for an exhibition game against an amateur league, the Iowa Baseball Confederacy.3/5(9).

The Iowa Baseball Confederacy is a baseball-themed novel by W.P. Kinsella, first published in Although not as famous as one of Kinsella's other baseball novels, Shoeless Joe, which was turned into a successful Hollywood movie, it is considered one of the writer's major works and a prime example of the use of magical realism in North American literature.

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However, it also involved a lot of magic and science fiction bullshit, which is a definite con/5(10). A strange mix of timeslip romance and baseball, that didn't quite light me up the way I might have hoped.

A friendly-enough fella, Gideon Clarke, is determined to prove that a phantom baseball league--The Iowa Baseball Confederacy--not only existed, but hosted the mighty Chicago Cubs back on July 4th,in the forgotten town of Big Inning/5(17).

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The Iowa Baseball Confederacy tells the story of Gideon Clark, a man on a quest. He is out to prove to the world that the indomitable Chicago Cubs traveled to Iowa in the summer of for an exhibition game against an amateur league, the Iowa Baseball Confederacy. In the W.P.

Kinsella novel The Iowa Baseball Confederacy a young man ventures to the end of a rail spur and ends up transported back in time to to a place in Iowa where the Cubs were playing an exhibition against a team of local all stars. The game took on mythic proportions, and not to spoil the book, which I highly recommend, it tells of.

Product Information. Gideon Clarke is out to prove to anyone who will listen, that the champion Chicago Cubs actually traveled to Onamta, Iowa, in the summer of for an exhibition game against the all-stars from the Iowa Baseball Confederacy that lasted 2, incredible innings in the rain.

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If you love baseball, the Cubs, and/or Iowa, then this book is something you will enjoy fredjaillet.coms: 2. Welcome to the Iowa Baseball Confederacy (IBC). We're a bunch of nerdy jocks who have a passion for baseball. We look to recreate the GM experience of the MLB. You make long-term decisions that affect the franchise's success.

A SIGNED AND INSCRIBED, "Go the distance," (a quote from Field of Dreams/Shoeless Joe), signed copy of deceased author W.P. Kinsella's legendary IOWA BASEBALL CONFEDERACY. This is a first paperback trade edition of the book, apparently unread from the looks of the volume (please see photos which are an important part of the description).Seller Rating: % positive.

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The film Field of Dreams is an adaptation of the book Shoeless Joe, written by William P. Kinsella, a Canadian novelist, who was born in and trained in his art at the University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop and the University of Victoria, Canada. Shoeless Joe was published in to rave critical reviews, including these comments.Rosters American League AL East.

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