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A false spring

by Pat Jordan

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jordan, Pat.,
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Pat Jordan.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesFireside sports classic
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.J67 A34 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination277 p. ;
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2405451M
      ISBN 100671659944
      LC Control Number87036407
      OCLC/WorldCa17258689

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Jim Bouton has called "A False Spring" his favorite baseball book. That's pretty high praise, considering Bouton (author of "Ball Four") is a master of the genre. But Pat Jordan's brilliant memoir transcends the baseball theme, delving into deeper issues such as maturity and coming to grips with failure/5.

Declared “unforgettable” by the Los Angeles Times and “a major triumph” by the Philadelphia Inquirer, A False Spring is a powerful and deeply affecting memoir about the gift of athletic talent and the heartbreak of unfulfilled promise/5(31).

“A False Spring, by turns rueful, amused, nostalgic and disgusted, is just fascinating, probably the best book imaginable about baseball’s underpinnings.”—Boston Globe. Boston Globe “One of the most fabulous failure stories of our time.”—Kansas City Star.

Kansas City Star “A major triumph.”—Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia InquirerBrand: UNP - Bison Books. Still in print, "A False Spring," is a classic. I decided to re-read it after spying a copy at a used book sale. I still marvel at Jordan's writing, his insights and his honesty.

The book, Jordan's introspective look of his three frustrating years in A false spring book minors, is more depressing than I remembered/5(31). In A False Spring, Pat Jordan traces the falling star of his once-promising pitching career, illuminating along the way his equally difficult personal struggles and quest for maturity/5().

An attuned and splendidly written account of a bonus baby whose promising baseball career fizzled after a few years in the low minors. As a highly touted Little League hurler from Connecticut, Jordan's mound appearances were manipulated to ensure strikeouts and attract the attention of scouts.

After signing a $45, bonus with Milwaukee inthe author began in Class D ball with the. Pat Jordan is the author of numerous books, including the memoir A False Spring, also available in a Bison Books edition.

He is a regular contributor to the New York Times Magazine, among other periodicals, and his work has been included in Best American Sports Writing, Best American Mystery Stories, Best American Essays, and the Norton Anthology of World Literature/5(15). A FALSE SPRING has many charismatic characters that infiltrate the pages, and like Pat you will come to like and dislike them for the same reasons.

Any baseball fan will quickly become enthralled with the story of this young and confused man as he trudges through the lower levels of baseball/5(29).

Silent Spring is an environmental science book by Rachel Carson. The book was published on Septemdocumenting the adverse environmental effects caused by the indiscriminate use of accused the chemical industry of spreading disinformation, and public officials of accepting the industry's marketing claims unquestioningly.

Author: Rachel Carson. Pat Jordan has 45 books on Goodreads with ratings. Pat Jordan’s most popular book is A False Spring. Declared “unforgettable” by the Los Angeles Times and “a major triumph” by the Philadelphia Inquirer, A False Spring is a powerful and deeply affecting memoir about the gift of 5/5(2).

Still in print, "A False Spring," is a classic. I decided to re-read it after spying a copy at a used book sale.

I still marvel at Jordan's writing, his insights and his honesty. The book, Jordan's introspective look of his three frustrating years in the minors, is more depressing than I remembered/5. In A False Spring, Pat Jordan traces the falling star of his once-promising pitching career, illuminating along the way his equally difficult personal struggles and quest for maturity.

About the Book In A False Spring, Pat Jordan traces the falling star of his once-promising pitching career, illuminating along the way his equally difficult personal struggles and quest for maturity. Perhaps the best book ever written about minor league baseball, A False Spring explores the reasons one youngster failed to fulfill his potential.

This is a powerful and frustrating memoir of Pat Jordan's three summers pitching in the low minor leagues, written when the author was in his thirties/5(3). Pat Jordan (born Apin Bridgeport, Connecticut) is an American sports writer.

His work has been included in the Best American Sports Writing anthology series seven times. He is also the author of A False Spring, a bittersweet memoir about his minor league baseball career, which is ranked #37 on Sports Illustrated's Top Sports Books of All : Ap (age 78), Bridgeport, Connecticut.

In A False Spring, Pat Jordan traces the falling star of his once-promising pitching career, illuminating along the way his equally difficult personal struggles and quest for maturity. When the reader meets Jordan, he is a hard-throwing pitcher with seemingly limitless potential, one of the first "bonus babies" for the Milwaukee Braves.

False Spring is a kind of miracle of self-awareness. The much praised classic book, "Ball Four" by Jim Bouton is justly lauded but Bouton happens to be a charming self-righteous asshole. He probably still believes that he should have had a longer career in the majors.

His book is funny, biting, observant and boorish in an exhausting way/5(30). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

When the spring comes, even when it is “false,” the only question is “where to be happiest.” People can also restrict happiness, and, for that reason, Hemingway avoids making plans with others. He wakes early and works while Hadley keeps sleeping. The shops are still shut and a goatherd walks along the street selling goat milk.Editions for A False Spring: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Pap Cited by: 4.Buy A False Spring by Pat Jordan online at Alibris.

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