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Home Game Paul Quarrington

Home Game

Paul Quarrington

Published April 26th 1984
ISBN : 9780140072235
412 pages
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 About the Book 

Nathanael Crybaby Isbister was once the greatest baseball player in the world, but now hes a down-on-his-luck drifter on the road to oblivion.That is until he wanders into a circus sideshow troupe stranded in a tiny Michigan town dominated by aMoreNathanael Crybaby Isbister was once the greatest baseball player in the world, but now hes a down-on-his-luck drifter on the road to oblivion.  That is until he wanders into a circus sideshow troupe stranded in a tiny Michigan town dominated by a hellfire-and brimstone religious sect.  The sect vows to drive the troupe out, but give them one unlikely chance to remain--the baseball game to end all baseball games.A funny, moving novel, Home Game walks the straight but delicate line between absurdity and compassion with dazzling style and expertise.