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Blockade billy [electronic resource]. Stephen King.

King, Stephen. (Author). Winningham, Mare. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781456115432 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (3 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books, 2014.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Mare Winningham.
Summary, etc.: Even the most diehard baseball fans don't know the true story of William "Blockade Billy" Blakely. He may have been the greatest player the game has ever seen, but today no one remembers his name. He was the first—and only—player to have his existence completely removed from the record books. Even his team is long forgotten, barely a footnote in the game's history. Every effort was made to erase any evidence that William Blakely played professional baseball, and with good reason. Blockade Billy had a secret darker than any pill or injection that might cause a scandal in sports today. His secret was much, much worse ... and only Stephen King, the most gifted storyteller of our age, can reveal the truth to the world, once and for all. This original, never-before-published novella represents Stephen King at his very best. "I love old-school baseball, and I also love the way people who've spent a lifetime in the game talk about the game. I tried to combine those things...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 74964 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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