Castro's Curveball

Version: Unabridged
Author: Tim Wendel
Narrator: Grover Gardner
Genres: Sports & Recreation, Historical Fiction
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: April 2013
# of Units: 7 CDs
Length: 7 hours, 52 minutes
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It is 1947 in Cuba, and Billy Bryan is playing winter ball for the Washington Senators, immersing himself in the decadent nightlife of Havana, and dreaming of someday making it to the majors. But his future on the diamond is as uncertain as Cuba itself, a country where rumblings of revolution hang in the air like a high fly ball to the left. Then, one fateful night, Bryan witnesses a young student radical named Fidel unleash an amazing curveball. So begins Billy's tug-of-war with destiny--to win the heart of the woman he loves, score a victory in the game he worships, and find his way in a world racing toward revolution.

Author Details

Author Details

Wendel, Tim

Tim Wendel is an award-winning journalist and the author of Castro's Curveball, a novel about baseball in Cuba. Wendel is one of the founders of USA Today Baseball Weekly, where he served as an editor and writer. He teaches at Johns Hopkins University and lives, in Vienna, Virginia.