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The Natural


Blowout Sale! Save 72% on the The Natural by Malamud, Bernard at Jen Blood. MPN: 9780374502003. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The classical novel (and basis for the acclaimed film) now in a new editionIntroduction by Kevin BakerThe Natural, Bernard Malamud's first novel,


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The classical novel (and basis for the acclaimed film) now in a new edition

Introduction by Kevin Baker

The Natural, Bernard Malamud's first novel, published in 1952, is also the first―and some would say still the best―novel ever written about baseball. In it Malamud, usually appreciated for his unerring portrayals of postwar Jewish life, took on very different material―the story of a superbly gifted "natural" at play in the fields of the old daylight baseball era―and invested it with the hardscrabble poetry, at once grand and altogether believable, that runs through all his best work. Four decades later, Alfred Kazin's comment still holds true: "Malamud has done something which―now that he has done it!―looks as if we have been waiting for it all our lives. He has really raised the whole passion and craziness and fanaticism of baseball as a popular spectacle to its ordained place in mythology."

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Manufacturer:Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Brand:Malamud, Bernard
Part Number:9780374502003
Publisher:Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Studio:Farrar, Straus and Giroux
MPN:9780374502003
EAN:9780374502003
Item Weight:0.5 pounds
Item Size:0.69 x 8.27 x 8.27 inches
Package Weight:0.5 pounds
Package Size:5.4 x 0.8 x 0.8 inches

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