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THE NATURAL

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A highly original, tightly written novel of America's national sport and its periphery of fanatics, which in its fantastic invention of character and exploit assumes the proportions of the fabulous impossible. The protagonist is Roy Hobbs, a "natural" all player, first seen on a train heading for Chicago and a tryout at the age of 19. Succumbing to the wiles of Harriet Bird, a dangerous paranoid ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stahl-Ricco - LibraryThing

A pretty good read! I've seen the movie adaptation many times, and was surprised how closely it followed the plot of this book. The main difference is the ending, which is pretty dang different! I ... Read full review

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