Bang the Drum Slowly

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University of Nebraska Press, 1984 - Fiction - 243 pages
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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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User Review  - byronemerson - LibraryThing

I appreciated the insights into human behavior that permeated the book. Two messages from this book will be in my thoughts for the next few days: 1) Sometimes, we don't start living until we truly ... Read full review

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When we rejoin Henry Wiggen he is now married to Holly and she is three months pregnant. Henry has been in the big leagues for several years and sells insurance on the side. His friend and fellow ... Read full review

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\Mark Harris (1922-2007).

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