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Fantasy life : baseball and the American dream

Author: Tabitha SorenDave EggersJoe BlantonJeremy BrownDrew DickinsonAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Aperture, China : Artron 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In 2002, Tabitha Soren began photographing the draft class for the Oakland A's-- their lives on the road, and the grueling work behind the scenes required to make it to the major leagues. Soren has continued to photograph them ever since, documenting their divergent paths through success, heartbreak, and, sometimes, even fame. Accompanied by five linked short stories by Dave Eggers, [this book] explores the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photobooks
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tabitha Soren; Dave Eggers; Joe Blanton; Jeremy Brown; Drew Dickinson; Ben Fritz; Mark Kiger; Steve Obenchain; Chris Shank; Brian Stavisky; Nick Swisher; Mark Teahen; Aperture Foundation,
ISBN: 9781597113854 1597113859
OCLC Number: 959037879
Description: 135 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm + 1 poster (41 x 51 cm folded to 21 x 26 cm)
Other Titles: Baseball and the American dream
Responsibility: photographs by Tabitha Soren ; five linked stories by Dave Eggers ; with commentaries by Joe Blanton, Jeremy Brown, Drew Dickinson, Ben Fritz, Mark Kiger, Steve Obenchain, Chris Shank, Brian Stavisky, Nick Swisher, and Mark Teahen.

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"In 2002, Tabitha Soren began photographing the draft class for the Oakland A's-- their lives on the road, and the grueling work behind the scenes required to make it to the major leagues. Soren has continued to photograph them ever since, documenting their divergent paths through success, heartbreak, and, sometimes, even fame. Accompanied by five linked short stories by Dave Eggers, [this book] explores the enduring spirit of this quintessential American fantasy of making it in the major leagues"--
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