The rabbi of swat

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Michigan State University Press, Apr 1, 1999 - Fiction - 268 pages
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A re-imagining of the baseball season of 1927 -- the year Babe Ruth hit 60 home runs and led the Yankees to the American League pennant. The hero, Morrie Ginsberg, pitches for the New York Giants and struggles with his team to win the National League pennant and face the Yankees in the World Series. While the novel follows Ginsberg's exploits, Babe Ruth is also a narrative voice, commenting on the action and revealing his thoughts and emotions.

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The rabbi of swat

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The concept is intriguing: in 1927, Babe Ruth, Sultan of Swat, plays against a Jewish pitcher sportswriters have dubbed the Rabbi of Swat. As Morrie Ginsberg's story unfolds, Ruth comments, finding a ... Read full review

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Peter Levine accomplishes the unlikely in this clever novel of a-historical fiction. I suppose The Rabbi of Swat could be called “alternate history” in that it deftly handles the cultural aspects of ... Read full review

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