Eliot Asinof and the Truth of the Game: A Critical Study of the Baseball Writings (Paperback)William Farina (author)
Paperback 250 Pages / Published: 30/12/2011
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The late Eliot Asinof (1919-2008), renowned author of Eight Men Out, on which the movie version was later based, also wrote 14 other full length books, including 4 more on baseball. In addition, he produced countless articles, interviews, short stories, and screenplays in a writing career spanning over half a century. This is the first detailed critical study for both his baseball and non-baseball output. His entire oeuvre is explored, as well as pertinent themes, major characters and the current status of his literary reputation. A major addition to the scholarly work on this minor-league baseball player turned author.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 250
Weight: 400 g
Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 18 mm
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