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It's 1947 and optimism governs the land, nowhere more so than in Magrit, a bucolic mill town devoted to the manufacture of breakfast cereal and housewifely advice. But there is one hitch: none of the boys who left for war will come home. For the girls who never left, love seems unlikely — until the mill owner decides to form an all-girl baseball team and put it on the road. The Sweetheart Season is their story. But is it?

Told many years later by a team member's grown daughter, this is an attempt by a child of the suspicious '60s to understand the romance of her mother's era, when happy endings were guaranteed and goodness ruled the land...or so she's been told.

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As a rebellious daughter of the sixties recalls the year her mother played baseball in 1947, two luminous stories begin to unfold in America's heartland, one lived and one imagined...

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ISBN:
9780345416421
Author:
Fowler, Karen Joy
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Minnesota
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Baseball stories
Subject:
Sports sponsorship.
Subject:
Women baseball players
Subject:
Humorous fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 22
Publication Date:
19980231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.40x5.46x.84 in. .77 lbs.

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