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Gods of Wood and Stone

A Novel

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Publisher
Atria Books
Pages
400

From Pulitzer Prize finalist Mark Di Ionno comes the next Great American Novel about the Great American Pastime-- The Natural with echoes of Ford, Updike, DeLillo and Roth--two men from disparate worlds and their search for what constitutes a meaningful life in a searing portrait of honor and masculinity, sport and celebrity, marriage and parenthood. Joe Grudeck is a living legend--a first-ballot Hall of Famer beloved by Boston Red Sox fans who once played for millions under the bright Fenway lights. Now, he finds himself haunted by his own history, searching for connection in a world that's alienated the true person behind his celebrity facade. He'll step back into the spotlight once more with a very risky Cooperstown acceptance speech that has the power to change everything--except the darkness in his past. Horace Mueller is a different type altogether--working in darkness at a museum blacksmith shop and living in a rundown farmhouse on the outskirts of Cooperstown, New York. He clings to an anachronistic lifestyle, fueled by nostalgia for simpler times and a rebellion against the sport-celebrity lifestyle of Cooperstown, struggling to bring his baseball prodigy son to his side. Gods of Wood and Stone is the story of these two men--framed by the lens of baseball, a timeless, but strikingly singular tale of the responsibilities of manhood and the pitfalls of glory in a painful and exhilarating novel that's distinctly American.

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Gods of Wood and Stone
Mar 01, 2021, Highbridge Audio and Blackstone Publishing
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Gods of Wood and Stone: A Novel
Mar 05, 2019, Atria Books
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Cover of: Gods of wood and stone
Gods of wood and stone: a novel
2018
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Gods of Wood and Stone: A Novel
2018, Touchstone
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Source title: Gods of Wood and Stone: A Novel

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Library of Congress
PS3604.I114G63 2018

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Format
paperback
Number of pages
400

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Open Library
OL27333802M
ISBN 10
1501178911
ISBN 13
9781501178917
Amazon ID (ASIN)
1501178911

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