The Crowd Sounds Happy : A Story of Love, Madness, and Baseball (Paperback) - Dawidoff, Nicholas

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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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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780375700071
SKU 210597395
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0375700072
Release Date 5/5/2009
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5L x 0.75T
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Editors Note The Crowd Sounds Happy is the story of a spirited boy's coming-of-age in troubled times, by the bestselling author of The Catcher Was a Spy.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 a moving piece of personal history that transforms ordinary moments into literature.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0288
Publisher Vintage Books

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