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The Resource Butterfly winter : a novel, W.P. Kinsella

Butterfly winter : a novel, W.P. Kinsella

Label
Butterfly winter : a novel
Title
Butterfly winter
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
W.P. Kinsella
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At a young age, twin baseball players Julio and Esteban Pimental leave their home in the Caribbean country of Courteguay for the American major leagues. To the chagrin of the team that employs them, Julio, a winning pitcher, will only throw to his brother, a mediocre player. Despite the distance from their homeland, the brothers' lives, monitored by the mysterious Wizard, continue to be shaped by events there, including regular coups and the outlawing of baseball
Summary
At a young age, twin baseball players Julio and Esteban Pimental leave their home in the Caribbean country of Courteguay for the American major leagues. To the chagrin of the team that employs them, Julio, a winning pitcher, will only throw to his brother, a mediocre player. Despite the distance from their homeland, the brothers' lives, monitored by the mysterious Wizard, continue to be shaped by events there, including regular coups and the outlawing of baseball.
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Award
Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards, Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher, 2012.
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10035578
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Kinsella, W. P
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Baseball players
  • Twin brothers
  • Caribbean Area
  • Baseball stories
Target audience
adult
Label
Butterfly winter : a novel, W.P. Kinsella
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published in Canada in 2011 by Enfield & Wizenty
  • "Two chapters were published in somewhat different form as short stories: "Butterfly winter" in Red wolf, red wolf, HarperCollins, 1987 and "The battery" in The thrill of the grass, Penguin, 1985."--Acknowledgements page
Control code
ocn796761465
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
300 p.
Isbn
9781586422059
System control number
(OCoLC)796761465
Label
Butterfly winter : a novel, W.P. Kinsella
Publication
Note
  • First published in Canada in 2011 by Enfield & Wizenty
  • "Two chapters were published in somewhat different form as short stories: "Butterfly winter" in Red wolf, red wolf, HarperCollins, 1987 and "The battery" in The thrill of the grass, Penguin, 1985."--Acknowledgements page
Control code
ocn796761465
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
300 p.
Isbn
9781586422059
System control number
(OCoLC)796761465

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