THE SUNLIT FIELD.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Crown, (1950.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of two young Irish immigrants who arrived in 1850s Brooklyn. The young man is involved in the rivalry of some of the legendary early baseball clubs of Brooklyn, the Atlantics and the Excelsiors. Kennedy's first novel (although preceded by award winning plays and short stories), which has been credited as the first with a baseball theme to be written for adults by a woman author. 333 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a tiny bit of bumping, but overall a lovely copy of this 1950s novel.