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VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Canadian novelist W.P. Kinsella, who blended magical realism and baseball in the book that became the smash hit film Field of Dreams, has died. He was 81.His literary agent Carolyn Swayze said in a statement that Kinsellas death on Friday in Hope, British Columbia was doctor-assisted. Details about his health were not disclosed. Assisted deaths became legal in Canada in June.In the 1982 novel Shoeless Joe, a farmer hears a voice telling him to build a baseball diamond in his corn fields. When he does, Shoeless Joe Jackson and other baseball players of yesteryear come to play. It became the blueprint for the 1989 Oscar-nominated movie, which starred Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones and Ray Liotta.Key turns of phrases in Kinsellas book -- If you build it, they will come and Go the distance -- have taken their place in literatures lexicon and among Hollywoods most memorable movie lines.Kinsella, a bona fide baseball junkie, loved the movie and said he had tears in his eyes when he first saw it.In 2011 the Canadian baseball Hall of Fame awarded him the Jack Graney Award for a significant contribution to the game of baseball in Canada.I wrote it 30 years ago, and the fact that people are still discovering it makes me proud. It looks like it will stand the test of time, Kinsella said at the time.Scott Crawford, director of operations at the Canadian hall, said he was saddened to learn of the authors death.His work has touched the lives of thousands of baseball fans across Canada and around the world, Crawford said in a statement. His most famous book was the classic `Shoeless Joe, which inspired one of my favorite movies, `Field of Dreams.Much of Kinsellas work touched on baseball. He published almost 30 books of fiction, non-fiction and poetry and won the Order of Canada, one of the countrys highest honors.William Patrick Kinsella was born in Edmonton, Alberta. His father John had played minor league baseball, and the young Kinsella fell for the game playing with friends on sandlots in Edmonton.He began writing as a child, winning a YMCA contest at age 14.Kinsella took writing courses at the University of Victoria in 1970, receiving his bachelor of arts in creative writing in 1974. In 1978 he earned a master of fine arts in English through the Iowa Writers Workshop at the University of Iowa.He had been an English professor at the University of Calgary.Vancouver Writers Festival founder Alma Lee said Kinsella was a private man with a passion for baseball.He was a dedicated story-teller, performer, curmudgeon, an irascible and difficult man, Swayze said in a statement. His fiction has made people laugh, cry, and think for decades and will do so for decades to come.Kinsella was married three times. He is survived by two daughters, who the literary agency says cared for him in his final years, and several grandchildren.Kinsella has asked there be no memorial service.----Gillies reported from Toronto. Yeezy Boost 350 v2 True Form Pas Cher . 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Yeezy 350 v2 Lundmark Pas Cher . -- The goal posts lying flat on the field, Arizonas fans lingered on the field, congregating around the locker room entrance nearly 30 minutes after rushing out of the stands.STANFORD, Calif. -- Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska beat Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday night in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic. Radwanska, the Polish star ranked No. 4 in the world, won for the 10th time in her last 13 matches to improve to 34-10 this year. She won a career-high 59 matches last season. Italys Schiavone, ranked 59th, entered the event on a three-match skid, but beat former Stanford All-American Mallory Burdette in her first match. Radwanska beat Schiavone a fourth straight time to even the series at 4-4. They were playing for the first time in two years. Earlier, fifth-seeded Sorana Cirstea beat American Coco Vandeweghe 6-3, 6-3 and No. 6 Varvara Lepchenko advanced with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Austrias Tamira Paszek. The 32nd-ranked Cirstea, Romanias second-ranked player,, reached the semifinals last year.dddddddddddd. Shell meet unseeded Olga Govortsova in the quarterfinal. Govortsova upset second-seeded Samantha Stosur. "Im happy to be back," Cirstea said. "I played well here last year and have many good memories. Its a good start to what is to come." Vandeweghe, who reached the final last year, went through qualifying to gain a spot in the main draw. "Its not easy to play her," Cirstea said. "She serves big and has a big game. You have to be there every single point." The 40th-ranked Lepchenko reached her second quarterfinal of the season. The American will face Radwanska. "I hope to play better in each match," Lepchenko said. "Im going to focus on the things I need to do to play well on the big stages." ' ' '

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