The Eastern Stars - Mark Kurlansky

When you watch this year’s Major League All-Star Game, you may not realize that many of the players hail from the same city: San Pedro de Macoris, in the Dominican Republic. Mark Kurlansky’s Eastern Stars (Riverhead, $16) explores this place, where boys dream of playing baseball in America but most grow up to become men working in their home sugarcane fields. Kurlansky delves into both the past and the present of this fascinating region that such a large part of our national

The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris By Mark Kurlansky Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594485053
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 5th, 2011