The crowd sounds happy : a story of love, madness, and baseball / Nicholas Dawidoff.
- ISBN: 9780375400285
- ISBN: 0375400281
- Physical Description: 271 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2008.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Relievers -- Game called on account of darkness -- Things first -- The killer inside me -- Safe havens -- Flushing -- The world of the strange -- Parade's end -- Grief -- My city in ruin -- Next to love -- Leaving.
|Summary, etc.:|| The author describes coming of age in a disintegrating hometown in a troubled family during the 1970s, and the professional baseball players who become his role models and the game that becomes his security and source of meaning throughout childhood and adolescence.
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