The Eastern Stars

How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro De Macoris

by Mark Kurlansky

Hardcover, 272 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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The Eastern Stars
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How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro De Macoris
Author
Mark Kurlansky

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Book Summary

Describes how a small and impoverished region in the Dominican Republic grew to produce some of Major League Baseball's greatest talents, citing the influence of sugar industry migrant workers and the role of race in transforming the sport.