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Babe ruth deception. / David O. Streward

Stewart, David O. (Author).

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews F STE (Text) 73351000051044 Adult Fiction Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton STE (DECEPTION #3) (Text) 36806002066064 FICTION Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington FIC STE (Text) 32572000546614 CVBPLC Adult Fiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL FIC STE (Text) 38217000558383 Fiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland AF STEWA (Text) 76383000444994 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 149670200X
  • ISBN: 9781496702005
  • Physical Description: 261 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Kensington Pub Corp, 2016.

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Summary, etc.:
"As the Roaring Twenties get under way, corruption seems everywhere--from the bootleggers flouting Prohibition to the cherished heroes of the American Pastime now tarnished by scandal. Swept up in the maelstrom are Dr. Jamie Fraser and Speed Cook...Babe Ruth, the Sultan of Swat, is having a record-breaking season in his first year as a New York Yankee. In 1920, he will hit more home runs than any other team in the American League. Larger than life on the ball field and off, Ruth is about to discover what the Chicago White Sox players accused of throwing the 1919 World Series are learning--baseball heroes are not invulnerable to scandal. With suspicion in the air, Ruth's 1918 World Series win for the Boston Red Sox is now being questioned. Under scrutiny by the new baseball commissioner and enmeshed with gambling kingpin Arnold Rothstein, Ruth turns for help to Speed Cook--a former professional ballplayer himself before the game was segregated and now a promoter of Negro baseball--who's familiar with the dirty underside of the sport. Cook in turn enlists the help of Dr. Jamie Fraser, whose wife Eliza is coproducing a silent film starring the Yankee outfielder. Restraint does not come easily to the reckless Ruth, but the Frasers try to keep him in line while Cook digs around. As all this plays out, Cook's son Joshua and Fraser's daughter Violet are brought together by a shocking tragedy. But an interracial relationship in 1920 feels as dangerous as a public scandal--even more so because Joshua is heavily involved in bootlegging. Trying to protect Ruth and their own children, Fraser and Cook find themselves playing a dangerous game. Once again masterfully blending fact and fiction, David O. Stewart delivers a nail-biting historical mystery that captures an era unlike any America has seen before or since in all its moral complexity and dizzying excitement."--FantasticFiction.c​o​m​.
Subject: Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948 > Fiction.
Baseball > Corrupt practices > Fiction.
Physicians > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Biographical fiction.

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