By Michael Chabon
Ethan Feld is undesirable at baseball. Hopeless, even. but if his father mysteriously disappears, Ethan is recruited to save lots of him and the area through touring the baseball-obsessed Summerlands to forestall Coyote, the trickster, from unmaking lifestyles. With aid from a ragtag crew of neighbors he meets alongside the way in which, Ethan must never simply locate his father and prevent Coyote, but in addition grasp his place at the box. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Michael Chabon has created a pretty American delusion event with baseball at its middle.
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