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Last days of summer :a novel

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A charming, touching and funny novel of the Forties in which a young boy finds an unusual — and unwilling — role model.

In 1940, 12-year-old Joey Margolis decides to focus his attention on one person: Charlie Banks, the talented young third baseman for the New York Giants. Joey is a wiseguy kid, and pretends to be dying so Charlie will come and visit him. At first the player wants nothing to do with the kid, who's a liar and a fake, but after time he's tricked, cajoled and charmed into being what he never wanted to be: a role model for another human being who needs him.

About the Author

Steve Kluger has written extensively on subjects as far-ranging as World War II, rock 'n' roll, and the Titanic, and as close to the heart as baseball and the Boston Red Sox. He lives in Santa Monica, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380976454
Author:
Kluger, Steve
Publisher:
William Morrow
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Epistolary fiction
Subject:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) Fiction.
Subject:
Jewish children -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Subject:
Humorous
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
19980601
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.36x5.61x1.25 in. .88 lbs.

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