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Among three principal ppafko, the best is about a teenager from Harlem who skips school and winds up grabbing the homerun ball hit by Thomson. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Imagine taking a baseball game, exploding it into one of the world’s greatest historical events as seen from various characters’ points of view, and at the same time encapsulating the dawning of a eall moment in world history.

Read this when it was 1st published in Harper’s in the early 90’s. Scrittura nostalgica e For the love of the game racconto lungo di DeLillo che descrive “The shot heard around the world”: To add to that, this book tried using baseball, the world’s most pafkl sport, as a way to analyze America.


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I get my wish selillo — J. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Jan 05, Jim rated it it was amazing. View all 4 comments. Among three principal subplots, the best is about a teenager from Harlem who skips school I love this novella. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

Apr 28, Da Gus rated it did not like it. As Underworld makes clear, this is zt about the role of history in shaping us. Bloodchild and Other Stories.

Pafko at the Wall

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Edger Hoover, who really steals the show or pages from everyone else. To ask other readers questions about Pafko at the Wallplease sign up. Readers outside the United States may not be able to get most of the references either. Ships from and sold by AboveZen. Delillo blends all of these charac Pafko at the Wall is an interesting Novella that encapsulates many aspects of America.

Jun 28, Joe Kraus rated it wqll was amazing Shelves: Killers of the Flower Moon. I am a baseball fan, and did not enjoy this story.


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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The book opens with a shifty scrawny Negro boy, Cotter Martin breaking in to watch the Giants play the Dodgers. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Segregated from DeLillo’s sometimes meandering opus, Underworld, Pafko at the Wall stands stronger alone.

Pafko at the Wall

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Pafko at the wall

DeLillo’s transcendent account of one of the iconic events of the twentieth century is a masterpiece of American sportswriting. Great well written multi dimensional story with crazy twists.

Pafko’s wall, the racial divide in Harlem, the tenuous line between peace and war. And then when Thomson hits the home run, Delillo freeze frames wwll second like you’re in a car crash, making sure you’re aware of everything that’s going on.