The Sun Field

The Sun Field A long out of print novel originally published in and never reprinted with a new introduction by best selling novelist Darryl Brock author of If I Never Get Back Heywood Campbell Broun was a we

  • Title: The Sun Field
  • Author: Heywood Broun Darryl Brock
  • ISBN: 9780980190915
  • Page: 177
  • Format: Paperback
  • A long out of print novel originally published in 1923 and never reprinted , with a new introduction by best selling novelist Darryl Brock author of If I Never Get Back Heywood Campbell Broun was a well known American newspaper writer, who helped found the American Newspaper Guild Broun championed the underdog, criticized social injustice, and supported labor unionsA long out of print novel originally published in 1923 and never reprinted , with a new introduction by best selling novelist Darryl Brock author of If I Never Get Back Heywood Campbell Broun was a well known American newspaper writer, who helped found the American Newspaper Guild Broun championed the underdog, criticized social injustice, and supported labor unions He died in 1939 The Sun Field is a very modern novel, with a strong feminist character, a complicated love story, and New York baseball of the 1920 s at its center, with another lead character plainly modeled on Babe Ruth Broun was a sportswriter, whose love of baseball and brilliant writing style shines through this book A treat for contemporary readers.

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      Heywood Campbell Broun was an American newspaper columnist and critic, best known for his strong stance against social injustice, and his long running column It Seems to Me Broun worked for the New York Tribune from 1912 to 1921, and the New York World from 1921 to 1928, where his It Seems to Me column began In 1928 he transferred to the New York World Telegram, where It Seems to Me appeared until he moved to the New York Post near the end of his life Broun was a founder of the American Newspaper Guild, and its first president, from 1933 until his death Broun regularly used his column to defend the underdog, point out social injustice, and back various labor unions And in 1930 he ran unsuccessfully for congress on the Socialist ticket Broun was also a member of the Algonquin Round Table, an informal literary group that met regularly at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City, from its inception in 1919 to its decline in 1929 In 1917 Broun married writer and feminist Ruth Hale, and their only child, Heywood Hale Broun, grew up to be a television personality and a writer in his own right Broun died of pneumonia in 1939, aged 51.

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    • FULL DISCLOSURE I am the publisher of this wonderful, obscure novel It was originally published in 1923 and has been out of print until 2008 Heywood Broun is one of the great characters of the modern era he was an active member of the Algonquin Roundtable, and was considered one of the wittiest and most intelligent writers of his time He wrote for a wide range of newspapers and was one of the founders and first President of The Newspaper Guild The Sun Field is highly autobiographical, with a thi [...]


    • This is a strange but charming novel by Heywood Broun, one of the most famous writers of his era but long forgotten today The Sun Field out of print since it was first published in 1923 but restored by Rvive Books in 2008 revolves around a love triangle between the narrator, a frail newspaperman named George Wallace, the record breaking home run king Tiny Tyler loosely based on Babe Ruth , and the independent feminist writer Judith Winthrop based on Broun s real life wife, Ruth Hale Judith is th [...]



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