William Patrick Kinsella, OC, OBC (born May 25, 1935) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer. His work has often concerned baseball, First Nations people, and other Canadian issues.
'The movie only captured half the magic of the book. This is a masterpiece.' Andrew Kaufman
'Not so much about baseball as it is about dreams, magic, life and what is quintessentially American.' The Philadelphia Enquirer.