Contemporary reporter Sam Fowler, stuck in a dull job and a failing marriage, abruptly finds himself transported back to the summer of 1869. After a wrenching period of adjustment, he comes to feel rejuvenated by his involvement with the nation's first pro baseball players. He also finds his senses quickening and tastes changing as he faces life-threatening 19th-century challenges on and off the b...
Series: If I Never Get Back
Paperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Frog Books (May 1, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.2 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 138196
Format: PDF ePub Text TXT fb2 book
- Darryl Brock epub
- Darryl Brock books
- English epub
- Literature and Fiction pdf books
- 1583941878 epub
I'm a fool for time-travel novels of any stripe, whether it's Heinlein's The Door into Summer, Michael Moorcock's Behold the Man, or Richard Matheson's Bid Time Return, which you may have seen as the movie Somewhere In Time. I love to see how the aut...
mond. Through his attachments to the ballplayers and the lovely Caitlin O'Neill, he might just regain the sense of family he desperately needs. Darryl Brock masterfully evokes post-Civil War America’s smoky, turbulent cities, the new transcontinental railroad that takes passengers over prairies and mountains to California, the dance halls and parlor houses, the financial booms and busts, and historical luminaries like Mark Twain and Jesse James. Equally appealing to sports fans and anyone who likes a good read, If I Never Get Back well deserves the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s judgment that it “hits a home run.”