John Fante is a lost gem of American literature and the man who was credited by Charles Bukowski as the inspiration for him to start writing. In a life that spanned 74 years, Fante wrote several great novels, such as Ask the Dust, and numerous screenplays. He died in 1983 from diabetes-related complications.Trapped in a small, poverty-ridden town in 1933, seventeen-year-old Dominic Molise yearns to fulfil his own dreams of becoming an American sports hero. This teenage southpaw aspires to the big leagues, big recognition ...

1933 Was a Bad Year 2003, Ecco Press, Santa Barbara, CA

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1933 Was a Bad Year 2002, Ecco Press, Santa Barbara, CA

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1933 Was A Bad Year 2001, Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh

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