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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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Review: Calico Joe

User Review  - Goodreads

Very interesting. I'm a Cub fan and remember well the 1973 season. Plus, I was about the same age as the point-of-view character, so it was interesting the way Grisham worked his story into that season. Read full review

Review: Calico Joe

User Review  - Goodreads

I love baseball and I've very much enjoyed John Grisham's legal thrillers in past years. However, I wasn't necessarily expecting to enjoy a baseball novel by John Grisham. I'm not sure why. I suppose ... Read full review

Review: Calico Joe

User Review  - Goodreads

Interesting story, told by an 11 year old boy's and the mature man he becomes, with a nice convergence. Read full review

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