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Heading for home : a baseball odyssey, Mike Carey

Label
Heading for home : a baseball odyssey
Title
Heading for home
Title remainder
a baseball odyssey
Statement of responsibility
Mike Carey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Guri Starffinas odyssey takes him from the 1917 Russian Revolution and the Great War to the burgeoning nation of Japan to the west coast of the United States. As a boy in the tsaras court, he and the last Russian prince are influenced by the likes of Rasputin, Buffalo Bill and boxing champion Jack Johnson. His life is no less dramatic in Japan, where he and a nation become baseball-crazy.As a member of Japan's first professional baseball team, his next venture takes him to California at a time when a second world war seems imminent. With the help of two major leaguers, Moe Berg and Lefty O'Doul, he is heading for home. Inspired by true events, Guri Starffina's story is an incredible adventure
Cataloging source
Nz
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Carey, Mike
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baseball stories
  • Baseball stories
  • Russia
  • Japan
  • California
  • California
  • Japan
  • Russia
Label
Heading for home : a baseball odyssey, Mike Carey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Inspired by true events
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
1549859
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
129 pages
Isbn
9781607030812
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781607030812
  • (OCoLC)904549272
Label
Heading for home : a baseball odyssey, Mike Carey
Publication
Note
Inspired by true events
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
1549859
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
129 pages
Isbn
9781607030812
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781607030812
  • (OCoLC)904549272

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