Calico Joe: A Novel

Calico Joe: A Novel

John Grisham

“Grisham knocks it out of the park.”—The Washington Post
It’s the summer season of 1973, and Joe citadel is the boy ask yourself of baseball, the best rookie a person has ever visible. the child from Calico Rock, Arkansas, dazzles Chicago Cubs lovers as he hits domestic run after domestic run, with politeness tipping his hat to the gang as he shatters all rookie files. Calico Joe fast turns into the idol of each baseball fan in the United States, together with Paul Tracey, the younger son of a hard-partying and hard-throwing long island Mets pitcher. at the day that Warren Tracey eventually faces Calico Joe, Paul is within the stands, rooting for his idol but in addition for his dad. Then Warren throws a fastball that would switch their lives forever.
“An relaxing, heartwarming learn that’s not only for baseball fans.”—USA Today
“Grisham has hit a house run. . . . Calico Joe is a brilliant learn, a lyrical ode to baseball, small-town the US, younger innocence and a tender boy’s look for heroes.”—The Buffalo News
“[A] excitement . . . Suffice to claim [Grisham] is aware his means round the ballpark in addition to he does a courtroom.”—The Washington Times

Includes an excerpt of John Grisham’s The Racketeer

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