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Last Days of Summer

A Novel

by Steve Kluger

Paperback, 353 pages, Harpercollins, List Price: $13 |


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Through letters, notes, report cards, matchbook covers, and telegrams, a novel set in the 1940s follows the sometimes underhanded efforts of Joey Margolis, a fatherless twelve year old, to persuade New York Giants third baseman Charlie Banks to be his role model. Reprint.


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