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Penguin, Mar 1, 1990 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Spenser goes back to school--to investigate corruption in college town. Taft University's hottest basketball star is shaving points for quick cash. And if Spenser doesn't watch his own footwork, the guilty parties will shave a few years off his life...

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First line: Vince Haller invited me to lunch at the Clarendon Club on Commonwealth Avenue with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Taft University, Haller's alma mater ~ I am working my way ... Read full review

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User Review  - raizel - LibraryThing

A basketball player at Taft University, near Boston, is shaving points. Parker usually throws in something worth thinking about into what feels like a fun read; this time, it's our education system with social promotions and resulting illiteracy. Hawk and Susan are, of course, in the book. Read full review

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Robert B. Parker was the author of more than fifty books. He died in January 2010.

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