- Author:Chad Harbach
- Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers; edition edition (September 1, 2011)
- Pages:450 pages
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The Art of Fielding is a 2011 novel by American author Chad Harbach. It centers on the fortunes of shortstop Henry Skrimshander and his career playing college baseball with the fictional Westish College Harpooners.
The Art of Fielding is a 2011 novel by American author Chad Harbach. The novel was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award, and was featured on several year-end lists. Henry Skrimshander begins the novel as a 17-year-old playing on a Legion baseball team in Lankton, South Dakota
Home Chad Harbach The Art of Fielding. When he opened his eyes the South Dakota shortstop was jogging back onto the field. As the kid crossed the pitcher’s mound he peeled off his uniform jersey and tossed it aside.
Home Chad Harbach The Art of Fielding. The art of fielding, . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48. Begin Reading. He wore a sleeveless white undershirt, had an impossibly concave chest and a fierce farmer’s burn.
Chad Harbach's The Art of Fielding is one of those rare novels-like Michael Chabon's Mysteries of Pittsburgh or John Irving's The World According to Garp-that seems to appear out of nowhere and then dazzles and bewitches.
Chad Harbach's The Art of Fielding is one of those rare novels-like Michael Chabon's Mysteries of Pittsburgh or John Irving's The World According to Garp-that seems to appear out of nowhere and then dazzles and bewitches and inspires until you nearly lose your breath from the enjoyment and satisfaction, as well as the unexpected news-blast that th. Harbach's muscular prose breathes new life into the American past-time, recasts the personal worlds that orbit around it, and leaves you longing, lingering, and a baseball convert long after the last page. ―Téa Obreht, author of The Tiger's Wife. Chad Harbach has hit a game-ender with The Art of Fielding.
Chad Harbach's The Art of Fielding is 2/3rds strong but maybe 100 pages too long
Chad Harbach's The Art of Fielding is 2/3rds strong but maybe 100 pages too long. You know that weird paradox you feel when you like a book but kind of wish it was over? I felt that around, oh, page 350 of The Art of Fielding. So while I can recommend the novel, with reservations, I can't make the four star leap. His bible, a beat up book called The Art of Fielding, is full of philosophy and practical pointers on how to become the best player he can be. But this novel is not a baseball book per se. Yes, baseball is part of the setting as is the campus of a small liberal arts school in Wisconsin called Westish College, but the book is not focused on baseball or college.
Chad Harbach makes the case for baseball, thrillingly, in his slow, precious and altogether excellent first novel, The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach makes the case for baseball, thrillingly, in his slow, precious and altogether excellent first novel, The Art of Fielding. You loved it, he writes of the game, because you considered it an art: an apparently pointless affair, undertaken by people with a special aptitude, which sidestepped attempts to paraphrase its value yet somehow seemed to communicate something true or even crucial about the Human Condition
The Art of Fielding Текст. During batting practice, Henry scaled the left-field fence and stood in the parking lot to shag the amazing moonshots that Two Thirty Toover kept hitting.
The Art of Fielding Текст. Welcome back, Jim, Coach Cox cheered, as ball after ball soared easily over the wall.
Chad Harbach at the 2011 Texas Book Festival. Chad Harbach is an American writer Harbach worked on his baseball novel, The Art of Fielding, for nine years
Chad Harbach at the 2011 Texas Book Festival. Chad Harbach is an American writer. 1 Background and education. 2 n + 1. 3 The Art of Fielding. Harbach worked on his baseball novel, The Art of Fielding, for nine years. In high school, Harbach had played baseball, along with golf and basketball; in March, 2010, he told Bloomberg News, What fascinates me about baseball is that although it’s a team game, and a team becomes a kind of family, the players on the field are each very much.
Chad Harbach The Art of Fielding. The throw had struck Owen full in the face. He was reading a book, his battery-powered light clipped to the brim of his cap; he never saw it coming
Chad Harbach The Art of Fielding. Chapter 9. Henry wiped his right hand against his thigh, back and forth, back and forth. His index finger must have slipped off the seams. That must have been what happened. He misgripped the seams, and then his finger slipped, and then a gust of wind kicked up and carried the ball much farther off course than could have happened with finger-slippage alone. He was reading a book, his battery-powered light clipped to the brim of his cap; he never saw it coming. His head snapped back and cracked against the concrete wall behind him. Bounced, like a ball made of bone.