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Extra Innings Trilogy: The Diamond Thieves
In 1940's rural Mississippi, identical thirteen-year-old twins Jimmy and Billy McGee will play the most important game of their young lives. Challenged by their cross-town enemies to decide once and for all domain over their neighborhood baseball diamond, the boys and an entertaining crew of unique friends are determined to maintain control over their territory. But there' ...more
Hardcover, 152 pages
Published March 22nd 2014 by Authorhouse
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I liked this book very much! It kept my attention throughout reading and kept me involved in the maturing of the twins, characters and what they all faced together. The author B W Gibson, CLEARLY inserted great detail and brought the book and characters to life. I could feel the excitement in the game plan and couldn't wait to see how it played out. A team under pressure and with some controversy along with the unexpected made it interesting. There were some surprises I did not expect and many t ...more
This was an enjoyable story that reminded me of other "youth" baseball stories, such as The Sandlot and The Bad News Bears. Yet this story also took on a more serious tone due to the time period and the kids involved. It kept me turning the pages to see what would happen and I would read further stories with these boys.