The natural

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G.K. Hall, Oct 1, 1984 - Fiction - 361 pages
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User Review  - nosajeel - LibraryThing

I've read several Malamud novels but had never quite gotten around to this one. And it is really astounding. From the first scene with the amateur Roy Hobbs striking out one the leading sluggers in a ... Read full review

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User Review  - SethAndrew - LibraryThing

In my opinion, the best fictional baseball book. Everyone has seen the Redford film, and the film stays fairly true to the book, but Malamud's story is a must read for lovers of the film or not. He ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
50
Section 3
57
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About the author (1984)

Bernard Malamud (1914-86) wrote eight novels; he won the Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award for "The Fixer," and the National Book Award for "The Magic Barrel, "a collection of stories. Born in Brooklyn, he taught for many years at Bennington College in Vermont.