Play for a Kingdom

Play for a Kingdom

by Thomas Dyja

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780156006293
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 10/01/1998
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 432
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.


New York, New York

Date of Birth:

July 31, 1962

Place of Birth:

Chicago, Illinois


B.A in English, Columbia University

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Play For A Kingdom 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
jaygheiser on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
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!