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Like its predecessor, The Yogi Book, Fork is essentially a collection of Yogi's well-traveled observations from out of left field, but it's much more than just déjà vu all over again. Instead of explaining, as he has before, what prompted a particular Yogi-ism or what he was really trying to say, Yogi does his best to go deep. The charm is that Yogi's so guileless, he makes it work--there's sagacity in his simplicity. Each Yogi-ism gets its own short chapter in which Yogi riffs off the phrase to dispense a bit of homespun wisdom and inspiration. "It gets late early out there"--we get old before we're ready, but here's how to cope with it. "If you can't imitate him, don't copy him"--we all need to be true to ourselves. With Yogi's latest career as a successful author, not only ain't it over for him, there's happily no end in sight. --Jeff Silverman --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
ok for high school middle school readers, yet might be tough to follow unless they really know baseballPublished 2 months ago by susandicarlo
I love Yogi. Especially since I now know why he made such a statement.Published 3 months ago by shippwreck
Its ok. Obviously a ghostwriter did most of the work. My son lost interest despite being an avid sports reader.Published 5 months ago by Some Guy
Bought this for my Daddy who loves Yogi Berra's sense of humor. My Dad sat in his chair for a long time and laugh and laugh as he read the jokes.Published 6 months ago by Carolyn
This is a great book. I had purchased it once before for my husband but his boss threw it in the trash. I was compelled to purchase another one. Fast shipping. Thanks.Published 11 months ago by cynthia j helsel
This book from begininng to end just makes you smile. All his wisdom makes you just think twice. My son read this and was always telling me funny things in the book. Read morePublished 12 months ago by EMatt
This book brings back such great memories for my father, He stays up late reading and then the next day I hear about what he reads. He makes me laugh so hard!!!Published 14 months ago by clark