Chance

Chance Wondering whether Nabokov might have left any unpublished manuscripts behind and if so did they have baseball themes If anyone reading this knows the answer please check the files to see if there s

  • Title: Chance
  • Author: Steve Shilstone
  • ISBN: 9781891369162
  • Page: 242
  • Format: Paperback
  • Wondering whether Nabokov might have left any unpublished manuscripts behind and if so, did they have baseball themes If anyone reading this knows the answer, please check the files to see if there s a manuscript for a novel named Chance It s a very good one, full of wit, good humor, and baseball And if you don t care about the latter, take the advice the book offWondering whether Nabokov might have left any unpublished manuscripts behind and if so, did they have baseball themes If anyone reading this knows the answer, please check the files to see if there s a manuscript for a novel named Chance It s a very good one, full of wit, good humor, and baseball And if you don t care about the latter, take the advice the book offers in its first paragraph and Read it anyway There s other stuff in it, too Allen Barra, The Palm Beach PostAn excerptOkay, here s the deal This is a book about a baseball player Do you care If you don t care, read it anyway There s some other stuff in it, too Chance Caine Recognize the name Well, he wants me, an old weird guy poet, to write his story Why I ll tell you why He has made rhythmic marks on paper himself Some of his efforts aren t even dreck You can judge for yourself in a minute He took a class I gave him an A So one day he comes to me with a load of scrapbooks, diaries, videos He says, Here s my life How would you like to write my book I say, The thing I make will be the thing I make I talk like that on purpose sometimes Art is a conscious attempt at nonverbal communication Okay Okay I lie to convey truth I lie to make the story better I am a lying guy What can I say I want to write this story There may be money in it Why lie Okay, there s another reason I gave my students an assignment to write a short short short story no longer than ten sentences Mr Caine wrote The Angry FishThe fish hurled himself into the boat slashing left and right with fins, teeth, and daggers Blood spurted from the severed limbs of the screaming crew The fish turned a final somersault, stood on its tail on the rail, and shreiked in trembling rage, Vengeance is mine, haa ha haaa ha Then he dove under the waves and was gone.The EndWhat the I graded it A and from then on leaned back a little in my chair when he walked by I leaned back further after I had read his science fiction slash fantasy effort a few weeks later You ll see that one, too, in time Who is this guy Let s see if I can answer that question.So what

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    1. Ok, let me see if I can do this tome a little justice, eh?Here's the best way I can describe this book:1. Take the scrappiest players in baseball;2. Add a pinch of the strangest parts of their lives;3. Fold in great big dollops of a wisecrackin', word-playing announcer who takes the form of a biographer;4. Light the damn thing on fire to cook it lightning-fast;5. Take a Chance on the ending.Were there parts where I said, "For Christ's sweet sake, slow down"? Yep. That didn't mean I liked it any [...]

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