The Crowd Sounds Happy

A Story of Love, Madness, and Baseball
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Author(s): Nicholas Dawidoff
Original Publish Date: May 06, 2008
Product Number: EB00169909
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307377524
Publisher: Vintage
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Description

Growing up in a doomed hometown with a missing father and a single mother, Nicholas Dawidoff listened to baseball every night on his bedside radio, the professional ballplayers gradually becoming the men in his life. A portrait of a childhood shaped by a stoical, enterprising mother, a disturbed, dangerous father, the private world of baseball, and the awkwardness of first love, The Crowd Sounds Happy is the moving tale of a spirited boy's coming-of-age in troubled times.

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