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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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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - grandpahobo - LibraryThing

This is a nice story, especially if you like (or liked) baseball. I related very much with the main character, as I was an avid baseball fan (Oakland A's) in the 70s. Read full review

Review: Calico Joe

User Review  - Alan - Goodreads

My wife, a long-time Grisham fan, recommended this book to me and I'm glad she did. I liked this novel for a number of reasons. 1) This book is not 1000 pp long, though long books can also be good. it ... Read full review

Review: Calico Joe

User Review  - Brayden Jones - Goodreads

Calico Joe is one of the best baseball books in recent memory. The book tells the story of a young rising star, Cubs rookie first basemen Joe Castle. Castle's career was magnificent but short lived. A ... Read full review

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5 stars - 13
4 stars - 29
3 stars - 11
1 star - 2

All reviews - 62

All reviews - 62