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CALICO JOE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Only one player in Major League Baseball history has been hit and killed by a pitch, but bean ballsóballs thrown near the headóhave ended careers. Grisham's (The Litigators, 2011, etc.) novel imagines the act and its consequences. It's 1973, another magic baseball season. The National League East has six teams contending, among them the traditionally hapless Chicago Cubs, soon jinxed once again ... Read full review

Review: Calico Joe

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Ron Kaplan and Stuart Shiffman

Review #1 by Ron Kaplan John Grisham is highly regarded for his legal thrillers. A TIME TO KILL, THE FIRM, THE PELICAN BRIEF and more than 20 others comprise the main part of his oeuvre. He is also a diehard baseball fan, and CALICO JOE is his longawaited novel reflecting his love for the national pastime. "What gives the novel a legup is the attention to detail in (re)creating the game some 40 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jo - Goodreads

Great STORY. Interesting twist on forgiveness and great book for reflecting on a life - and how it is spent. If you like Grisham's slower paced stuff - you'll like this. Read full review

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User Review  - Tiffany Viau - Goodreads

Another great John Grisham! Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Moskos - Goodreads

Good story. Ideal on audiobook. Read full review

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All reviews - 73
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