SAFE AT HOME: Baseball and other Forms of Life in a Small New Jersey Town

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Author House, Jan 22, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 236 pages
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Safe at Home is a collection of Essays and stories written over many years about his child-hood home town in Northern New Jersey.

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Contents

My Fathers Glove
13
My Life as a Brooklyn Dodger
26
With This Ring
40
In Search of Norman Rockwells Brooklyn
62
A Fish Story
108
The Demonstrator
121
The True History of Lenipe Falls New Jersey
141
The Recent Election
199
A Dog Story
216
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About the author (2007)

By day, Dr. Vic Thompson is a mild-mannered Professor of English, but at night and on week ends he plays trumpet, scuba dives, sails, swims, kayaks and writes stories. His published works include a novel about Civil War musicians, The Trumpets of Jericho, Eudora Welty: A reference Guide, and numerous essays and book reviews. Safe at Home is a collection of essays and stories written over many years about his child-hood home town in Northern New Jersey. Professor Thompson lives in Hampton, Virginia with his wife Sharon, Winston (the beagle) and two cats, George and Pepper. His three children have all gone off to see the world.

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