Shoeless Joe by W. P. Kinsella

A book I remember enjoying immensely. Amazon.com says:

W. P. Kinsella plays with both myth and fantasy in his lyrical novel, which was adapted into the enormously popular movie, Field of Dreams. It begins with the magic of a godlike voice in a cornfield, and ends with the magic of a son playing catch with the ghost of his father. In Kinsella’s hands, it’s all about as simple, and complex, as the object of baseball itself: coming home. Like Ring Lardner and Bernard Malamud before him, Kinsella spins baseball as backdrop and metaphor, and, like his predecessors, uses the game to tell us a little something more about who we are and what we need.

This book was published in 1982, so the deal may be time-limited, but I can’t tell for sure. Better pick it up now just to be safe.

Available from: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003XVYLCG/

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