The Kid from Tomkinsville (Paperback)

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The Kid from Tomkinsville (Paperback)


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Shortly before a serious accident ends his dream of pitching, Roy Tucker is called up from a small-town team in Connecticut to help the Brooklyn Dodgers out of a slump.

Includes an introduction by Bruce Brooks.

JOHN R. TUNIS (1889-1975) was considered one of the finest writers for young people during the 1940s and '50s. He wrote more than twenty books, many of them award winners. The timeless appeal of his novels has made them enduringly popular with readers of all ages.

Product Details ISBN: 9780152056414
ISBN-10: 0152056416
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2006
Pages: 300
Language: English
Series: Odyssey Classics (Odyssey Classics)

"A wonderful, timeless story that is entertaining while also addressing the problems of professional sports."--The Boston Sunday Globe