The Universal Baseball Association by Robert Coover

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J. Henry Waugh immerses himself in his fantasy baseball league every night after work. As owner of every team in the league, Henry is flush with pride in a young rookie who is pitching a perfect game. When the pitcher completes the miracle game, Henry's life lights up. But then the rookie is killed by a freak accident, and this"death" affects Henry's life in ways unimaginable. In a blackly comic novel that takes the reader between the real world and fantasy, Robert Coover delves into the notions of chance and power.

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The 1953rd greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 90th on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)

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