Bang the Drum Slowly

Bang the Drum Slowly

Book - 1984
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Henry Wiggen, hero of The Southpaw , became the best-known fictional baseball player in America. Now he is back again in Bang the Drum Slowly , throwing a baseball "with his arm and his brain and his memory and his bluff for the sake of his pocket and his family."

Also available in Bison Book editions are The Southpaw , It Looked Like For Ever , and A Ticket for a Seamstitch , the other three volumes in the Henry Wiggen series.

Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1984], c1956
ISBN: 9780803272217
Branch Call Number: FICTION HARRIS
Characteristics: 243 p. ; 21 cm


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Chosen as one of the top 100 sports books by Sports Illustrated, this is more than a novel about baseball. Their teammate is dying, and the boys of summer react in different ways.

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Jan 19, 2016

Yawn, more of a soap opera than baseball....stopped watching after one hour, sorry, I did want to like it.


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