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LOST FACILITY, GREAT WORLD THEATRE. CHAD HARBACH’S [USA] AMERICAN NOVEL “THE ART OF FIELDING”

Sep 13, 2012 09:00 pm
Literatures of the World
Haus der Berliner Festspiele
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The nondescript Henry Skrimshander is the greatest baseball talent in decades. Alas, a routine pitch goes dramatically wrong. Henry loses his confidence and facility. While the dramatic final mercilessly approaches, he is forced to cope with his desires and the depths of his soul. Chad Harbach’s “The Art of Fielding” enthused many readers, including Jonathan Franzen, who said, “First novels this complete and consuming come along very, very seldom.”

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