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About the Author

STEVE KLUGER
has written extensively on subjects as far-ranging as World War II, rock 'n' roll, and the
Titanic
, and as close to the heart as baseball and the Boston Red Sox. He lives in Santa Monica, California.

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P
RAISE
FOR
Last Days of Summer

“Last Days of Summer
isn't about baseball. It's about a boy struggling to grow up without a father and a young man's acceptance of that role. This is a story worth reading.”

—
Los Angeles Times

“Funny and poignant.”

—
USA Today

“A poignant, golden evocation of one boy's lost innocence.”

—
Publishers Weekly

“Buy it, read it, give it to a friend.”

—CNN

“You'll fly through
Last Days of Summer
. It is compelling, irreverent, and will break your heart.”

—
Dallas Morning News

“A winner all the way.”

—
Parade
magazine

“New contender for mythical ‘Great American Novel.'”

—
Southern Pines Pilot
(North Carolina)

“Shameless entertainment.”

—
Kansas City Star

“Laugh-out-loud funny.”

—
Library Journal

O
THER
B
OOKS BY
S
TEVE
K
LUGER

F
ICTION

Changing Pitches

Almost Like Being in Love

My Most Excellent Year

N
ONFICTION

Yank

S
TAGE
P
LAYS

After Dark

Bullpen

Cafe '50s

Pilots of the Purple Twilight

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, organizations, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental and beyond the intent of either the author or the publisher.

LAST DAYS OF SUMMER (UPDATED EDITION)
. Copyright © 1998, 2008 by Steve Kluger. All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. By payment of the required fees, you have been granted the non-exclusive, non-transferable right to access and read the text of this e-book on-screen. No part of this text may be reproduced, transmitted, down-loaded, decompiled, reverse engineered, or stored in or introduced into any information storage and retrieval system, in any form or by any means, whether electronic or mechanical, now known or hereinafter invented, without the express written permission of HarperCollins e-books.

First Bard paperback edition published 1999.

First Harper paperback published 2008.

The Library of Congress has catalogued the hardcover edition as follows:

Kluger, Steve.

Last days of summer / Steve Kluger.

p. cm.

I. Title

PS3561.L82L37    1998     98-11225

813'.54—dc21     CIP

EPub Edition © MARCH 2011 ISBN: 978-0-06-204267-5

10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

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