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The devil's snake curve: a fan's notes from left field
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Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2014.
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253 pages ; 23 cm.
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"The Devil's Snake Curve offers an alternative American history, in which colonialism, jingoism, capitalism, and faith are represented by baseball. Personal and political, it twines Japanese internment camps with the Yankees; Walmart with the Kansas City Royals; and facial hair patterns with militarism, Guantanamo, and the modern security state. An essay, a miscellany, and a passionate unsettling of Josh Ostergaard's relationship with our national pastime, it allows for both the clover of a childhood outfield and the persistence of the game's service to those in power. America and baseball are both hard to love or leave in this, by turns coruscating and heartfelt, debut.Josh Ostergaard holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Minnesota and an MA in cultural anthropology. He has been an urban anthropologist at the Field Museum and now works at Graywolf Press. "--

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"The Devil's Snake Curve offers an alternative American history, in which colonialism, jingoism, capitalism, and faith are represented by baseball. Personal and political, it twines Japanese internment camps with the Yankees; Walmart with the Kansas City Royals; and facial hair patterns with militarism, Guantanamo, and the modern security state. An essay, a miscellany, and a passionate unsettling of Josh Ostergaard's relationship with our national pastime, it allows for both the clover of a childhood outfield and the persistence of the game's service to those in power. America and baseball are both hard to love or leave in this, by turns coruscating and heartfelt, debut.Josh Ostergaard holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Minnesota and an MA in cultural anthropology. He has been an urban anthropologist at the Field Museum and now works at Graywolf Press. "--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Ostergaard, J. (2014). The devil's snake curve: a fan's notes from left field. First edition. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ostergaard, Josh. 2014. The Devil's Snake Curve: A Fan's Notes From Left Field. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ostergaard, Josh, The Devil's Snake Curve: A Fan's Notes From Left Field. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2014.

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Ostergaard, Josh. The Devil's Snake Curve: A Fan's Notes From Left Field. First edition. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2014. Print.

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