Selected as one of baseball literature's Golden Dozen by Roger Kahn, Man on Spikes is an uncompromisingly realistic novel about a baseball player who struggles through sixteen years of personal crises and professional ordeals before finally appearing in a major league game. In a preface to this new edition, Eliot Asinof reveals the long-suffering ballplayer and friend upon which the novel is based.

Man on Spikes 1998, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809321902

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