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A false spring : a memoir, Pat Jordan, (electronic resource)

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A false spring : a memoir
Title
A false spring
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Pat Jordan
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
“One of the best and truest books about baseball, and about coming to maturity in America.” —Time In the late 1950s, acclaimed sportswriter Pat Jordan was a young pitching phenom, blowing away opposing batters for his Fairfield, Connecticut, high school baseball team. Fifteen major league clubs offered him a contract, but it was the Milwaukee Braves who won out, signing Jordan to a $45,000 bonus—one of the largest paid to any new player by the organization—and shipping him off to McCook, Nebraska, to play for their Class D ball club. It did not take long, however, for Jordan to realize he was out of his depth in professional baseball’s backwoods. He battled with inconsistency and a lack of control for three dismal seasons in such far-flung locales as Keokuk, Iowa, and Palatka, Florida, before the Braves released him and he gave up his dreams of big league greatness. Declared “unforgettable” by the Los Angeles Times and “a major triumph” by the Philadelphia Inquirer, A False Spring is a powerful and deeply affecting memoir about the gift of athletic talent and the heartbreak of unfulfilled promise
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
Dewey number
  • 796.357/092/4
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV865.J67
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Target audience
adult
A false spring : a memoir, Pat Jordan, (electronic resource)
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A false spring : a memoir, Pat Jordan, (electronic resource)
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
frd00008639
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Extent
1 online resource (245 pages).
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781504033640
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781504033640
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) frd00008639
  • (CaAE) frd00008639
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System requirements: Adobe Digital editions

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