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The Cuban Prospect

by Shawver, Brian

First Edition, First Printing

Price: $34.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: EM-B0022-09
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: New
  • Jacket condition: New
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 1585673447
  • ISBN 13: 9781585673445
  • Publisher: Overlook Press
  • Place: Woodstock, NY
  • Date published: 2003
  • Keywords: BASEBALL SPORTS RAMON DIEGO SAGASTA DENNIS BIRCH PITCHER

Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 2003. Woodstock, NY, Overlook, 2003. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black quarter cloth over gold-colored boards with gilt lettering embossed on spine, 224 pp. With disarming intensity, humor and great heart, the author tells the story of Dennis Birch, a washed-up thirty-four year old baseball player turned minor league scout. At the request of his organization, he embarks on a quest to smuggle the hot left-handed pitcher out of Fidel Castro's Cuba. Birch is both narrator and a memorable character as he reveals the sordid and morally complex tale to fulfill his mission, at once humorous, harrowing and affirming. New in a new dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition, First Printing. Quarter Cloth. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.