The Art of Fielding

The Art of Fielding

Paperback Little, Brown and Company

By (author) Chad Harbach

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  • Publisher: BACK BAY BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 624 pages
  • Dimensions: 106mm x 170mm x 38mm | 281g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2012
  • ISBN 10: 0316217530
  • ISBN 13: 9780316217538
  • Sales rank: 59,001

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Chad Harbach grew up in Wisconsin, graduated from Harvard and received an MFA in fiction writing at the University of Virginia. He is currently a co-editor of n+1, which he cofounded, and lives in Virginia.

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¿It¿s left a little hole in my life the way a really good book will, after making room in my days for reading it ¿ which is also what a really good book will do.¿ ¿ Jonathan Franzen ¿Chad Harbach has hit a game-ender with The Art of Fielding. It¿s pure fun, easy to read, as if the other Fielding had a hand in it¿as if Tom Jones were about baseball and college life.¿ ¿John Irving ¿An intricate, poised, tingling debut. Harbach¿s muscular prose breathes new life into the American past-time, recasts the personal worlds that orbit around it, and leaves you longing, lingering, and a baseball convert long after the last page.¿ ¿ Tea Obrecht, author of The Tiger¿s Wife