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A Zen Way of Baseball

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A Zen Way of Baseball
Has anyone read "A Zen Way of Baseball", an English autobiography by Oh (co-authored with David Falkner)? It seems to be more or less out of print, but there are used copies available. I was just curious if it's any good before investing in a copy.
Re: A Zen Way of Baseball
[ Author: Deanna | Posted: Sep 29, 2010 4:41 PM | NIP Fan ]

I read it and loved it and actually wish I had a copy -- never thought of trying to look it up in Amazon or wherever. I read it from the library several years ago, and reread part of it when I was back in the US a few months ago. Having the context for the Koshien tournament and knowing the areas of Tokyo made the stories about Oh's early life just that more interesting now.

How about this: if you buy a copy and don't like it, I will gladly buy your copy off you?
Re: A Zen Way of Baseball
[ Author: Rocksfan | Posted: Sep 29, 2010 7:57 PM | CHU Fan ]

I'll echo Deanna's comments. It's a great book. I see copies available on eBay pretty often.
Re: A Zen Way of Baseball
[ Author: gotigersredsox | Posted: Sep 30, 2010 1:03 PM ]

The list price at Amazon is like over $100, but there are used copies available for under $20, so sounds like it's worth the investment. Thanks for the comments. I don't know a lot about Oh's early life, so sounds interesting.

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