Fade Away: A Novel

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The struggle for survival of an American family revolves around Mitch Wilcox, a relief pitcher for a fictional major league baseball team. Nearing the end of his long career, he must decide whether to retire or to sign a new contract. His dilemma centers on his wife, Nicole, who argues for his retirement; and his only child, Twylight, who has run away from home. The novel traces the final two weeks of a season, during which Mitch's team battles for a pennant and he delays his decision because of events that expose the precarious nature of both his professional and ... continued below

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Wilson, Steven L. (Steven Lawrence) May 1993.

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The struggle for survival of an American family revolves around Mitch Wilcox, a relief pitcher for a fictional major league baseball team. Nearing the end of his long career, he must decide whether to retire or to sign a new contract. His dilemma centers on his wife, Nicole, who argues for his retirement; and his only child, Twylight, who has run away from home. The novel traces the final two weeks of a season, during which Mitch's team battles for a pennant and he delays his decision because of events that expose the precarious nature of both his professional and personal identities. During a crucial game, his journey culminates with a choice that directs him toward a new life.

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Wilson, Steven L. (Steven Lawrence). Fade Away: A Novel, thesis, May 1993; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500325/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .