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1999 DAVE MOORE AWARD WINNER
Elysian Fields Quarterly: The Baseball Review is pleased to announce the winner of the first annual Dave Moore Award for the "most important baseball book" of 1999, as selected by our panel of judges:
The Pride of Havana: A History of Cuban
by Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria.
Our congratulations to Mr. Echevarria and Oxford University Press!
The award will be presented at the annual Hot Stove League Banquet in St. Paul, Minnesota on February 12, 2000.
About the Author:
Born and raised in Cuba, Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria is Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literature at Yale University, where he obtained his PhD in 1970. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including The Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories and Myth and Archive: A Theory of Latin American Narrative, and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review. A former semi-pro catcher, he plays for the Madison Ravens of the Connecticut Senior Baseball League.
Publisher: Oxford University Press www.oup-usa.org
Date published: May, 1999
Length: 464 pages
Price: $35.00 retail
Congratulations to the other authors and publishers who were among the
finalists for the first annual Dave Moore Award, and a special thank you
to the judges for their participation.
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