Bang the Drum Slowly

Harris, Mark

Book - 1984
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Bang the Drum Slowly
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: 0803272219
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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