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Triumph and Tragedy in Mudville

A Lifelong Passion for Baseball

by Stephen Jay Gould

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Halberstam (Foreword, Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7457611M
ISBN 100393325571
ISBN 109780393325577
OCLC/WorldCa55486220

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