William Steele | Iowa City Book Festival 2019

April 21st, 2019, marks the 30th anniversary of the film Field of Dreams, based on the book Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella. Kinsella and his work were thrust into the limelight back in 1989 with the release of the blockbuster movie. The anniversary of Field of Dreams is being acknowledged with special anniversary screenings of the film in June, and the publication of Going the Distance, a biography of W.P. Kinsella by Tennessee author William Steele.

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