The physical abuse of her mother triggered the rebelliousness and self-destruction of a young girl. Witnessing her fatheras constant abuse influenced her image of men, only changed by the use of cocaine. Her whirlwind affairs led her into the very thing she ran from as a child, more abuse.
The Southpaw is a story about coming of age in
America by way of the baseball diamond. Lefthander Henry Wiggen, six feet three, a hundred ninety five pounds, and the greatest pitcher going, grows to manhood in a righthanded ...