The natural

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G.K. Hall, Oct 1, 1984 - Fiction - 361 pages
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An interesting tale by a great writer. - Goodreads
The movie's uplifting ending works. - Goodreads
Malamud's writing is skillful. - Goodreads
The novel's darker ending also works. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ty - Goodreads

It's been a long time since i read a novel written in this era (1952). the use of language was very different from what i am used to in modern novels, but i enjoyed the beautiful imagery. Malamud's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

The movie is better. No doubt about it. I remember as a kid seeing the credits at the end of the movie version and laughing that the film employed a "baseball consultant." What idiot doesn't needs a ... Read full review


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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.