A. Bartlett Giamatti
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA; Reprint edition (March 15, 2011)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.5 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
A philosophical musing on activities and play, this thoroughly inspiring and completely fascinating reissue of Bart Giamatti's long-out-of-print ultimate ebook, Take Time for Paradise, places baseball within the context of yank lifestyles and rest. Giamatti starts off with the conviction that our use of unfastened time tells us anything approximately who we're. He explores the options of rest, American-style. And in baseball, the critical American online game, he unearths its final expression. "Sports and relaxation are our reiteration of the starvation for paradise- for freedom untrammeled." full of pithy truths approximately such resonant topics as ritual, self-betterment, religion, domestic, and neighborhood, Take Time for Paradise offers us even more than simply baseball. those ultimate, eloquent suggestions of "the thinker king of baseball" (Seattle Weekly) are a cheerful, reverent occasion of the game Giamatti enjoyed and the rustic that created it.