Cards: The Best and Only Novel About Baseball Card Collectors
A comic adventure set in the zany world of sports card collectors. Don't miss the author's trivia challenge! From his mansion on Long Island Sound, big-time sports collector Will Finney orchestrates an empire of deals and dealers. He and his down-home buddies from all walks of life make it big in the Hobby by using insider know-how and scam artist tricks. Will gets his advice on business and women from the likes of Babe Ruth, Dizzy Dean and Satchel Paige. When he is recruited by an international crime consortium to crack a syndicate of counterfeiters, he risks his reputation in the Hobby and the attentions of a beautiful trader to protect the international monetary system. From the local shows to the National, Cards captures the light side of the Hobby...its great guys, its comic scams, and its fundamental American eccentricities. Cards is major league entertainment! From the co-author of the irreverent bestseller The 59:Second Employee How to Stay One Second Ahead of Your One-Minute Manager (iUniverse and Houghton Mifflin). The author is a macha type who, despite spending her formative years among four card trading brothers, still throws like a girl.
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