" Wild...Romantic...Unconventional...A triumph of hope."
THE BOSTON GLOBE
The voice of a baseball announcer tells the Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella: " If you build it, he will come." " He" is Shoeless Joe Jackson, Ray's hero. " It" is a baseball stadium which Ray carves out of his cornfield. Like the movie FIELD OF DREAMS that was made from this novel, SHOELESS JOE is about baseball. But it's also about love and the power of dreams to make people come alive....
bookjacket, March 7, 2011 (view all comments by bookjacket)
On my top five list of "book is as good or better than the movie, while completely different!" If you're a fan of the film...in spite of Costner... you owe it to yourself to give this a read.
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