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The Resource Take time for paradise : Americans and their games, A. Bartlett Giamatti ; foreword by Jon Meacham

Take time for paradise : Americans and their games, A. Bartlett Giamatti ; foreword by Jon Meacham

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Take time for paradise : Americans and their games
Title
Take time for paradise
Title remainder
Americans and their games
Statement of responsibility
A. Bartlett Giamatti ; foreword by Jon Meacham
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Language
eng
Summary
"A philosophical musing on sports and play, this wholly inspiring and utterly charming reissue of Bart Giamatti's long-out-of-print final book, Take Time for Paradise, puts baseball in the context of American life and leisure. Giamatti begins with the conviction that our use of free time tells us something about who we are. He explores the concepts of leisure, American-style. And in baseball, the quintessential American game, he finds its ultimate expression. "Sports and leisure are our reiteration of the hunger for paradise for freedom untrammeled." Filled with pithy truths about such resonant subjects as ritual, self-betterment, faith, home, and community, Take Time for Paradise gives us much more than just baseball. These final, eloquent thoughts of "the philosopher king of baseball" (Seattle Weekly) are a joyful, reverent celebration of the sport Giamatti loved and the country that created it"--
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Literary form
non fiction
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Take time for paradise : Americans and their games, A. Bartlett Giamatti ; foreword by Jon Meacham
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Note
Originally published: New York : Summit Books, c1989
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6ocm39161297
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
106 pages;
Isbn
9781608192243
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010048207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Take time for paradise : Americans and their games, A. Bartlett Giamatti ; foreword by Jon Meacham
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Summit Books, c1989
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6ocm39161297
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
106 pages;
Isbn
9781608192243
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010048207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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