Calico Joe

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Hodder & Stoughton, Apr 10, 2012 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Thirty years have passed since eleven-year-old Paul Tracy watched his troubled father, Warren, a pitcher for the New York Mets, clash with his childhood hero, the Cubs' golden-boy Joe Castle, in a contest from which no winners emerged. Now the news that his father is dying brings the memory of that day flooding back. Deciding that it's time to face up to what really happened on that baseball field in 1973, father and son make their way to Calico Rock, Arkansas, where either redemption or rejection awaits them.

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Perfect ending to the baseball season. - Goodreads
Good portrayal of an ugly athelete and father figure. - Goodreads
It was a very good story with a decent ending. - Goodreads

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This book was good, but was not as good as I had expected. It was a slow book and was hard to understand at first, but the plot was somewhat interesting so I kept reading. This was not as good as John ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

John Grisham is the author of twenty-four novels, one work of non-fiction, one collection of short stories, and two novels for young readers. His works are translated into thirty-nine languages. He lives in Virginia and Mississippi.

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