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AT LAST! A Novel of life, Love, Temptation and the Cubs by Terry Mort

By Terry Mort

The most sensible baseball novel of the season - ANY season.

No fanatics are extra endlessly upset than these of the Chicago Cubs—a crew that has now not gained a global sequence given that 1908.  And leader one of the forlorn is Jack Frost.
From his assigned seat within the cafeteria on the Bide Awhile relaxation domestic, Jack reads the activities pages on a daily basis and exams out the standings.  in the midst of June, the Cubs are already 13 and a part video games out.  final position again—or relatively, nonetheless.
Into this sea of melancholy drops one Clarence Beazely, a brand new resident on the domestic and a baseball fan.  yet Beazely isn't your daily fan, neither is he your daily leisure domestic resident.  He has notable powers, and in a really pleasant approach he bargains Jack a tantalizing deal.  in fact it comes at a value, but when the associated fee turns out a bit steep, does it actually matter so long as the Cubs may need an opportunity to be… global CHAMPIONS?
"Mort makes a desirable learn out of each topic he is taking up."
The linked Press.

"If one test of [Mort's] ability is to maintain the reader turning pages after he guesses the finishing, the acid try out is to get a reader hooked even if he is aware what occurs sooner than he opens the booklet.
The Washington occasions

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