In this “brilliantly imagined and neatly plotted” Civil War novel (Boston Globe), two battle-scarred companies-one Union, one Confederate-embark on a series of baseball games amid the carnage at Spotsylvania. “Wonderfully conceived and eloquently executed” (Caleb Carr). Maps.
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.96(d)|
About the Author
Thomas Dyja has worked as a bookseller, a literary agent, an editor, and a book packager. Play for a Kingdom won the 1998 Casey Award, was named one of the best first novels of 1998 by Library Journal, and was nominated for the Barnes and Noble Discover Fiction Award.
Hometown:New York, New York
Date of Birth:July 31, 1962
Place of Birth:Chicago, Illinois
Education:B.A in English, Columbia University
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
18th Century historical fiction is becoming a popular genre, but this one breaks the mold. Hard to describe, but it interweaves the Civil War, espionage, and baseball. A great story!