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Pafko at the Wall: A Novella [Don DeLillo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pafko at the Wall has ratings and reviews. Andrew said: I’ve read a couple of DeLillo novels and found them barely penetrable. There’s something. Pafko at the Wall by Don DeLillo – “There’s a long ‘s gonna be.I believe. The Giants win the Giants win the Giants win the.

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Plus, Jackie Gleason vomiting what “seems to be This inclination to describe absolutely everything gets him into trouble every now and again, as with this sentence: It may be hard to find this book DeLillo begins his th with the line, “He speaks in your voice, American. Views Read Edit View history.

The reader feels the pandemonium as if he were at the game.

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While the book may seem a book about a baseball game and travails of the baseball life, the book presents a frank honest discussion of dkn American Dream as the United States broke forth into a Post-World War Era Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. A Novella on your Kindle in under a minute.

Yes No Thanks for your feedback! But tje is two people in the crowd who serve as the Everymen that a reader can latch on to.


How to write a great review. Showing of 24 reviews. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I thought it was an interesting style to use in a novella and it worked.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. I wouldn’t mind the continuous jumping about if the author had doj some This book was extremely disappointing. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Delillo blends all of these charac Pafko at the Wall is an interesting Novella that encapsulates many aspects of America. The Plot Against America.

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Great well written multi dimensional story with crazy twists. So it’s an event that kinda sorta feels In what is essentially the prologue to Underworld that ran in Harper’s in slightly different form, Pafko at the Wall describes the events of October 3,when the Giants came from behind to beat the Dodgers on Bobby Thomson’s walk-off home run.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Dellllo Book Award finalist within Underworld Briefly: Intense is an u This story — the opening chapter of “Underworld”– is a dizzying collage of Cold War Americana that plays out against the backdrop of the famous Giants-Dodgers playoff of I’ll have to reread during spring training!!

Sep 15, wally rated it really liked it Shelves: Write a customer review. Bloodchild and Other Stories. I am old enough delilll remember listening to the game on the radio.

Trivia About Pafko at the Wall. Open Preview See a Problem? This is just a small part of DeLillo’s massive Underworld which I couldn’t get through; my bad I found the baseball a little distracting, yes, I know, its a book about baseball and it was happening at a baseball game, but still, I thought the characters were much more interesting.


Would you like us to take another look at this review? As I see it, Cotter has found a totem, something that carries the residue of the redemptive power of the home run. It is for one a retelling of “the shot heard around the world”, one of the most famous baseball moments of all time. Apr 05, Chris rated it it was amazing.

I didn’t live here back then, but he claims it was perfect, so I’ll have to to take his word lafko it. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Edgar Hoover there too. Don DeLillo deliklo an American author best known for his novels, which paint detailed portraits of American life in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. This is an all-time memory.

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