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The backdrop of this book is game 7 of the 1965 World Series vs. the Minnesota Twins which Koufax is pitching for the LA Dodgers on 2 days rest with a chroic arthritic lfet elbow. His biography from childhood through his career after baseball is woven through these 9 innings of the book.
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Plot & Themes

Ethnic/Relig. of subject (inside)    -   Jew Sports story?    -   baseball If this is a culture clash:    -   minority culture living in majority area Ethnic/regional/gender    -   Yes Sports story    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   sports figure Unusual characteristics:    -   Physically sick


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   very happy    -   like laughing How much dialogue in bio?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   76%-100% of book

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