Shoeless Joe

Shoeless Joe

Streaming Audiobook - 2011
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Shoeless Joe, the soul-stirring novel on which the movie Field of Dreams is based, is more than just another baseball story. Kinsella captures the spiritual dimension that baseball represents for its most determined devotees in this tale of love and the power of dreams to make people come alive. "Shoeless Joe" is the great Joe Jackson, one of the eight members of the 1919 Chicago White Sox who were banned from baseball for throwing the World Series. One day, while out in his corn field, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella hears the voice of a baseball announcer saying, "If you build it, he will come." "He, " of course, is Ray's hero, Joe Jackson. "It" is a baseball stadium, which Ray carves out of his corn field.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781433250088
143325008X
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 46 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Gardner, Grover
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FavouriteFiction Oct 31, 2009

An Iowa farmer lures the ghosts of his dead baseball heroes by building a baseball diamond in his corn field.
Setting: Iowa, U.S.A.

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