The Crowd Sounds Happy: A Story of Love, Madness, and Baseball

Kobo ebook | May 6, 2008

byNicholas Dawidoff

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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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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 ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 6, 2008Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307377520

ISBN - 13:9780307377524

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