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When fear strikes

Kevin Troop

When fear strikes

by Kevin Troop

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Published by K.T. Publications in Stamford (16, Fane Close, Stamford Lincs. PE9 1HG) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Kevin Troop ; illustratedby Nicholas Livingstone.
The Physical Object
Pagination12p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19316040M

Laura Griffin strikes gold with her third book, Thread of Fear. Fiona Glass is a forensic artist, the best in the business. She no longer wants her job. The haunted faces of the killers and victims she's sketched over the years have taken their toll. But police chief Jack Bowman isn't an easy man to deny.5/5(5). When the record book closed on Boston Red Sox outfielder Jimmy Piersall's career, it showed 17 seasons in the major leagues and an impressive lifetime batting average of But before he racked up those numbers, Piersall faced a foe much tougher that a m.p.h. fastball: mental illness. Anthony Perkins stars as Piersall in this powerful true story. Fear Strikes Out also marks the.

Strike fear into the hearts of definition is - to cause (someone) to be very afraid: to frighten. How to use strike fear into the hearts of in a sentence.   Anthony Perkins (as Red Sox outfielder Jimmy Piersall) flips out after homering in a scene from the movie, "Fear Strikes Out." Karl Malden appears as Piersall's overbearing father.

  The story of his battle to overcome mental illness is chronicled in his book, Fear Strikes Out, which he wrote with Al Hirshberg, and the movie of the same title. Piersall, who spent 11 years with the Red Sox organization, was named to the American League All-Star team in and /5(). Fear Strikes Back in SHADOW MAN This week’s Igloo Book Buzz, the psychological suspense novel SHADOW MAN by Alan Drew, was published by Random House on Tuesday, amidst much buzz and enthusiasm from the media, fellow authors and inside Penguin Random House.


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Fear Strikes Out is one of the game's most dramatic autobiographies. It is also one of the most important. When first published init ventured into territory traditionally considered out of play for a sports story.

"I must have been quite a card when I first broke into baseball's big league as a Boston Red Sox rookie in ," Piersall Cited by: 2. Directed by Robert Mulligan. With Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Norma Moore, Adam Williams. True story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to 7/10(K).

Fear: Trump in the White House Hardcover – Septem #N#Bob Woodward (Author) › Visit Amazon's Bob Woodward Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Bob Woodward (Author) out of /5(K). James Anthony Piersall was an American baseball center fielder who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for five teams, from through Piersall was best known for his well-publicized battle with bipolar disorder that became the subject of a book and a film, Fear Strikes Out/5.

The Man Who Strikes Fear (The Jack Reacher Cases) Paperback – Ma by Dan Ames (Author) › Visit Amazon's Dan Ames Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(64).

Fear Strikes Out. I must have been quite a card when first I broke into baseball's big league as a Boston Red Sox rookie in That spring, besides playing good ball, I convulsed the fans with my antics.

I was a funny man, a baseball clown, and wherever the Red Sox went, the fans flocked to see : UNP - Bison Books. The Man Who Strikes Fear book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When an FBI agent is violently murdered in his home, the k /5. "Fear Strikes Out" tells the tale of Jimmy Piersall, who played for the Boston Red Sox in the early to late s.

He and Willy Mays of the Giants were the best defensive center fielders in pro baseball then and perhaps ever. "FSO" is more concerned with Jimmy's nervous breakdown in and his subsequent recovery. The real story should be his /5(51). "Fear Strikes Out" is a must see for all baseball lovers of past and present.

Definitely not a disappointment. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. GoldenFeet. out of 5 stars Mindful Baseball. Reviewed in the United States on Aug Verified Purchase/5(44).

Fear Strikes Out Critics Consensus Based on the true story of troubled baseball star Jimmy Piersall, Fear Strikes Out is an emotionally compelling drama featuring excellent performances from 83%. Book Description Bison Books 2/1/, Paperback or Softback.

Condition: New. Fear Strikes Out: The Jim Piersall Story. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller/5(). The film version of Fear Strikes Out was budgeted at $, which included the $50, Paramount had paid to obtain the book rights.

Just before shooting began, director Robert Mulligan had put the actors through an intense month-long rehearsal process where they all performed the entire script from start to finish like a stage play over and.

Jimmy Piersall, an outfielder who was one of the most eccentric and volatile players in baseball history, whose struggles with mental illness were depicted in the book.

When the record book closed on Boston Red Sox outfielder Jimmy Piersall's career, it showed 17 seasons in the major leagues and an impressive lifetime. The success of the book led to the film release in March of of Fear Strikes Out, with actor Anthony Perkins playing Piersall and veteran actor Karl Malden portraying Jimmy's father – John Author: Don Laible.

FEAR STRIKES OUT dealt with a theme not often portrayed in films of the '50s--mental illness--and is a shattering example of how a father's insistence on perfection can have a significant effect on the well being of a sensitive individual unable to meet his father"s expectations.

Vintage Little, Brown & Company, An Atlantic Monthly Press Book, Hardcover Baseball Book measures approximately /8" x /4", and contains pages. The title pages read, in part, as follows: FEAR STRIKES OUT. The Jim Piersall Story BY Jim Piersall and Al Hirshberg An Atlantic Monthly Press Book Little, Brown and Company • Boston, TorontoSeller Rating: % positive.

Fear is the fifth book in the Gone series by Michael Grant. And, of course, I really would rather avoid spoiling anyone for what happens in the first four books. Well see how well I do with that, now wont we. The premise of these books basically follows the idea of how Lord Of The Flies would have gone, had Stephen King written them/5.

Menopause Strikes Fear. I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Confucius. At the tender age of fifty, I was in my fifth year of hot flashes, hormonal highs and lows, and suffering from a general lack of patience with everything from traffic to my beloved cocker spaniel.

Jimmy Piersall, the often outrageous outfielder and broadcaster whose emotional breakdown while a rookie with the Boston Red Sox was portrayed in the. A star of the s Red Sox recounts his career and his battle with mental illnessWhen Jim Piersall first donned a Boston Red Sox uniform, he quickly distinguished himself as one of baseball’s most colorful figures.

Prone to wild rages, he argued with umpires, managers, and his fellow teammates, showing off an unpredictable personality that fans and sportswriters ate up, but which infuriated 4/5(1).Fear Strikes Out rare book for sale.

This Signed by Jim PIERSALL, Al HIRSHBERG is available at Bauman Rare Books.Fear Strikes Out Paramount Home Entertainment / b&w / anamorphic / min. / Street Date March 4, / $ Starring Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Norma Moore, Adam Williams, Perry Wilson, Peter J.

Votrian Cinematography Haskell B. Boggs Film Editor Aaron Stell Original Music Elmer Bernstein Written by Ted Berkman, Raphael Blau, from the book by Jimmy Piersall and Al Hirshberg.