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4 thoughts on “The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife

  1. James W. Rosenzweig James W. Rosenzweig says:

    Kindle Brad Balukjian ↠ The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s ↠ pack epub, open mobile, road ebok, search epub, baseball’s book, afterlife epub, The Wax epub, Pack On book, Pack On the Open kindle, Wax Pack On book, Wax Pack On the Open book, The Wax Pack On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife PDFEPUBIt's a shame because the book is clearly an intriguing idea but the reading experience is really hard to get through primarily due to Balukjian himself The athletes he crosses paths with are for the most part interesting and a few of the chapters were strong enough that I would have liked to spend time with the players profiledBut Balukjian is constantly there as the only thread tying the book together and the only way for that to work is for him to be either charismatic or at least willing to own his worst impulses and grow up a little on the road Balukjian clearly from the narrative thinks he's achieved the latter but that certainly wasn't my experience his sophomoric and sometimes just relentlessly tiresome sense of humor his often slimy comments about women his weirdly hostile approach to anyone he's interviewing who he doesn't see as a potentia


  2. KReed KReed says:

    Kindle Brad Balukjian ↠ The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s ↠ pack epub, open mobile, road ebok, search epub, baseball’s book, afterlife epub, The Wax epub, Pack On book, Pack On the Open kindle, Wax Pack On book, Wax Pack On the Open book, The Wax Pack On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife PDFEPUBI just finished reading The Wax Pack and I really enjoyed it for several reasons1 I loved the premise As a baseball fan and a kid who collected baseball cards as a youngster I really could relate to the excitement of opening a pack of baseball cards I also loved the idea of tracking the guys down from an old unopened pack from years ago2 My favorite sports book of all time is Ball Four not because of Bouton’s stories about hi


  3. Eric Paddon Eric Paddon says:

    Kindle Brad Balukjian ↠ The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s ↠ pack epub, open mobile, road ebok, search epub, baseball’s book, afterlife epub, The Wax epub, Pack On book, Pack On the Open kindle, Wax Pack On book, Wax Pack On the Open book, The Wax Pack On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife PDFEPUBThis will be a minority opinion I am sure but this book IMO was dragged down by the author's decision to inject too much of himself into the story With all due respect I did not buy this book to read about his own personal life issues I wanted to read the challenge of taking the premise of finding all these players some famous others less so and exploring where they are now after baseball And much of that does come through but I really don't need to read about his one night stand dates with a yoga instructor etc or certain other things that were an annoying distraction for me as a reader You don't have to make the book about yourself in order to give us the lessons these players have to offer If he'd dialed it back it would have been cl


  4. BG BG says:

    Kindle Brad Balukjian ↠ The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s ↠ pack epub, open mobile, road ebok, search epub, baseball’s book, afterlife epub, The Wax epub, Pack On book, Pack On the Open kindle, Wax Pack On book, Wax Pack On the Open book, The Wax Pack On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife PDFEPUBNothing but positives to share Concept story flow interview uestions writing style personal disclosure road trip details everything about The Wax Pack just worked Hard to believe its his first book and hopefully not his last What he has created is a book less about baseball no stats or game details and about personal stories; his and the players he finds Just makes you wonder how many fascinating backstories there are floating around the world of ex players Here's hoping he changes his mind and breaks open a pack from 1987 next


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