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The rhino in right field

Stacy DeKeyser

The rhino in right field

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Baseball,
  • Greek Americans,
  • Immigrants,
  • Friendship,
  • Family life,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In 1948, Nikko Spirakis, twelve, loves baseball but must get past his hard-working immigrant parents--and the rhino in the outfield--to become a batboy for the local minor league team.

    Edition Notes

    StatementStacy Dekeyser
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.D3682 Rhi 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 pages
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26961831M
    ISBN 101534406263
    ISBN 109781534406261
    LC Control Number2017032528
    OCLC/WorldCa1042807370


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