Bang the Drum Slowly

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University of Nebraska Press, 1984 - Fiction - 243 pages
22 Reviews
Henry Wiggen, hero of The Southpaw, became the best-known fictional baseball player in America. Now he is back again in Bang the Drum Slowly, throwing a baseball "with his arm and his brain and his memory and his bluff for the sake of his pocket and his family."

Also available in Bison Book editions are The Southpaw, It Looked Like For Ever, and A Ticket for a Seamstitch, the other three volumes in the Henry Wiggen series.

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Review: Bang the Drum Slowly (Henry Wiggen #2)

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

The baseball season is just underway. What better time than now to pick up Bang the Drum Slowly? Harris' ball players are just the types you would expect to encounter in a clubhouse. They banter with ... Read full review

Review: Bang the Drum Slowly (Henry Wiggen #2)

User Review  - Kristin Redmond - Goodreads

This story is one book in a series written in 1956 by the author about pitcher Henry Wiggen. It tells the tale of fictional baseball players and the relationship mainly between Henry "Author" Wiggen ... Read full review


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\Mark Harris (1922-2007).

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