What's the Difference between Shoeless Joe the Book and Field of Dreams the Movie?


Shoeless Joe

Released: 1982
Author: W.P. Kinsella

Field of Dreams

Released: 1989
Director: Phil Alden Robinson
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Ray Kinsella
Ray Kinsella
Portrayed by: Kevin Costner
J.D. Salinger
Terrance Mann
Portrayed by: James Earl Jones
Field of Dreams Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   Ray knows that he must build the field and goes about completing the task. Ray doubts what he is doing.
   There is an outfield fence. There is no fence, just the corn stalks.
   Ray attended college in Iowa. He attended Berkeley. He was an anti war activist in the 1960's.
   Salinger lives in the hills outside of Boston. Mann has an apartment in the middle of Boston.
   Ray meets Shoeless Joe Jackson after building the field. He asks if he can bring his friends to play ball with them. After building the field and meeting Joe, Ray goes on a trip to find Terrence Mann and Moonlight Graham to bring them to the farm.
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