1955. As the Brooklyn Dodgersmarch into another World Series with their nemesis, the Yankees, one boy, believing the fate of his parent's marriage hinges on victory, tries to end the Bums' curse by himself. This exuberant tale of love and redemption "captures the joys and terrors of childhood in the period with wit, charm and intelligence," said Publisher's Weekly.
Philip Goldberg is the author or coauthor of fifteen nonfiction books, including The Intuitive Edge and The Best That I Can Be. Like the Dodgers, he was born in Brooklyn and lives in Los Angeles, where he writes books and screenplays. He is working on a sequel to This is Next Year, his first novel.