Annotations for Brooklyn Nine : A Novel in Nine Innings


Baker & Taylor
Follows the fortunes of a German immigrant family through nine generations, beginning in 1845, as they experience American life and play baseball.

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Baker & Taylor
Through the tales of nine Schneider kids from 1845 to the present, the history of baseball and Brooklyn as experienced by the players is presented, including a member of the All-American Girls Baseball League in 1945 and a Little League player in 1981.

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Penguin Putnam
1845: Felix Schneider, an immigrant from Germany, cheers the New York Knickerbockers as they play Three-Out, All-Out.

1908: Walter Snider, batboy for the Brooklyn Superbas, arranges a team tryout for a black pitcher by pretending he is Cuban.

1945: Kat Snider of Brooklyn plays for the Grand Rapids Chicks in the All-American Girls Baseball League.

1981: Michael Flint fi nds himself pitching a perfect game during the Little League season at Prospect Park.

And there are fi ve more Schneiders to meet.

In nine innings, this novel tells the stories of nine successive Schneider kids and their connection to Brooklyn and baseball. As in all family histories and all baseball games, there is glory and heartache, triumph and sacrifi ce. And it ain?t over till it?s over.



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