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The utility of boredom : baseball essays, Andrew Forbes, (ebook)

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The utility of boredom : baseball essays
Title
The utility of boredom
Title remainder
baseball essays
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Forbes
Title variation
Baseball essays
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of essays for ardent seam-heads and casual baseball fans alike, The Utility of Boredom is a book about finding respite and comfort in the order, traditions, and rituals of baseball. It's a sport that shows us what a human being might be capable of, with extreme dedication-whether we're eating hot dogs in the stands, waiting out a fog delay in our living rooms, or practicing the lost art of catching a stray radio signal from an out-of-market broadcast. From learning about America through ball-diamond visits to the most famous triple play that never happened on Canadian soil, Forbes invites us to witness the adult conversing with the O-Pee-Chee baseball cards of his youth. Tender, insightful, and with the slow heartbreak familiar to anyone who's cheered on a losing team, The Utility of Boredom tells us a thing or two about the sport, and how a seemingly trivial game might help us make sense of our messy lives
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Midwest
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1976-
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Forbes, Andrew
Dewey number
796.357
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Baseball
  • Baseball
Target audience
adult
Label
The utility of boredom : baseball essays, Andrew Forbes, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781926743707
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11873512
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remote
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11873512
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MWT11873512
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The utility of boredom : baseball essays, Andrew Forbes, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781926743707
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11873512
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11873512
System control number
MWT11873512
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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