April 28th Meeting

malmudMore a novel than a book about baseball. 

Movie had a happy ending instead of the ending in the book. 

Author was a Jewish boy from NYC who move to Oregon and then came back East. A Pulitzer Prize winner but not for this book. 

Basically we liked the book and this keyed our interest in looking at some more award winning novels. John C asked about Steinbeck.  Craig has the assignment over the summer to find the Top 100 historical novels so we can pick one out each year

Book had a mystical element to story and characters which many of us did not pick up but many of us have not been accused us of just being pretty faces. 

Rating 7.333 

About gillespierm

Born: 1952 Des Plaines Illinois Education: BA in Psychology from Western Ill University, Masters in Computer Sciences from Azuza Pacific University Occupations: Senior Consultant Inforeliance Corp. Marine Corps Training Information Management System (MCTIMS) Family: Married in 1995 to Bonny. Hobbies: Golf, Hiking
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