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The Resource Field of fantasies : baseball stories of the strange and supernatural, edited by Rick Wilber

Field of fantasies : baseball stories of the strange and supernatural, edited by Rick Wilber

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Field of fantasies : baseball stories of the strange and supernatural
Title
Field of fantasies
Title remainder
baseball stories of the strange and supernatural
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rick Wilber
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Of all the sports played across the globe, none has more curses, superstitions, or supernatural events [than] baseball, America's national pastime. While some of these can easily be explained, there are just as many that cannot. [This book] delves right into that superstition with short stories written by several key authors about baseball and the supernatural. Whether it's a frozen curveball, a robot pitcher, or fantasy outcomes (the Cubs winning the World Series!), these ... stories are ones that fans of science fiction will enjoy, while fans of baseball will find strangely believable"--
Summary
"Of all the sports played across the globe, none has more curses, superstitions, or supernatural events like baseball, America's national pastime. While some of these can easily be explained, there are just as many that cannot. Field of Fantasies delvesright into that superstition with short stories written by several key authors about baseball and the supernatural. Whether it's a frozen curveball, a robot pitcher, or fantasy outcomes (the Cubs winning the World Series!), these terrific stories are ones that fans of science fiction will enjoy, while fans of baseball will find strangely believable. Included in this wonderful anthology are stories from such prolific authors as: Stephen King Jack Kerouac Karen Joy Fowler Rod Serling W. P. KinsellaAnd many more! Never has a book combined the incredible events of baseball and science fiction like Field of Fantasies does. Whether you're a sport or science fiction fan, these stories will appeal not only to your fandom, but also to your appreciation and acceptance of the unknown taking place on the baseball diamond. If you've ever held a bat or glove in your hand (or just watched the game on TV), you'll be enthralled by these terrific tales that range from the sandlot to the sold-out stadium"--
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10362016
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.0108357
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
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Wilber, Rick
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True
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  • Baseball stories, American
  • Science fiction, American
  • Paranormal fiction, American
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
Target audience
adult
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baseball stories of the strange and supernatural
Label
Field of fantasies : baseball stories of the strange and supernatural, edited by Rick Wilber
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Publication
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn867612686
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 311 pages
Isbn
9781597805483
Lccn
2014021827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)867612686
Label
Field of fantasies : baseball stories of the strange and supernatural, edited by Rick Wilber
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn867612686
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 311 pages
Isbn
9781597805483
Lccn
2014021827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)867612686

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