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From: "Alex David Groce" <adgroce@eos.ncsu.edu>
Subject: Re: (urth) Coover
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 10:19:54 

On Jan 27,  9:13am, David_Lebling@avid.com wrote:
> >    And one last thing--somewhere, I can't recall where, Wolfe said that
> >Robert Coover's baseball book (HENRY J. WAUGH, something or other
> >BASEBALL ASSOCIATION) is one of his favorite novels.
> That's _The Universal Baseball Association, Inc; J. Henry Waugh,
> Proprietor_.  Also one of _my_ favorite books.  It should be required
> reading for "subcreators," gameplayers, and dungeoneers.

	Ah, that's it.  It's been years since I read it.  Great book--much more
satisfying, IMO, than Coover's short fiction.
	We should also throw in works used in Wolfe stories, such as "Mary
Rose" and the Vidal play (can't recall the title) from SEVEN AMERICAN NIGHTS.

"And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free." - John 8:32
Alex David Groce (adgroce@eos.ncsu.edu)
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