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If I Never Get Back

(1989)
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Sam Fowler is taking a modern-day Amtrak home to San Francisco when an unscheduled stop somewhere west of Cleveland gives him the opportunity to stretch his legs. Instead, Sam finds that time has stretched and mysteriously transported him back to 1869.

Bewildered at first, Sam soon meets up with the Cincinnati Red Stockings, baseball's first all-professional team, and begins to ride the rails with them on their first national tour across post-Civil War America. He encounters a political conspiracy, a get-rich-quick scheme with Mark Twain, and through it all, the shaky-legged beginnings of America's favorite pastime . . . before it ever was!

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Hardback Editions

February 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: If I Never Get Back
Author(s): Darryl Brock
ISBN: 1-892129-96-5 / 978-1-892129-96-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Total Sports
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June 1992 : USA Hardback
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Title: If I Never Get Back
Author(s): Darryl Brock
ISBN: 0-517-08634-4 / 978-0-517-08634-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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December 1989 : USA Hardback
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Title: If I Never Get Back
Author(s): Darryl Brock
ISBN: 0-517-57345-8 / 978-0-517-57345-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Crown
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Paperback Editions

April 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: If I Never Get Back: A Novel
Author(s): Darryl Brock
ISBN: 1-58394-187-8 / 978-1-58394-187-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Frog Books
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August 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: If I Never Get Back
Author(s): Darryl Brock
ISBN: 0-452-28372-8 / 978-0-452-28372-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Plume
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March 1991 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: If I Never Get Back
Author(s): Darryl Brock
ISBN: 0-345-37055-4 / 978-0-345-37055-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Kindle Editions

May 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: If I Never Get Back: A Novel
Author(s): Darryl Brock
Publisher: Frog Books
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