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Calico Joe a novel

A surprising and moving novel of fathers and sons, forgiveness and redemption, set in the world of Major League Baseball???Whatever happened to Calico Joe?????? It began quietly enough with a pulled hamstring. The first baseman for the Cubs AAA affiliate in Wichita went down as he rounded third and headed for home. The next day, Jim Hickman, the first baseman for the Cubs, injured his back. The team suddenly needed someone to play first, so they reached down to their AA club in Midland, Texas, and called up a twenty-one-year-old named Joe Castle. He was the hottest player in AA and creating a buzz.?In the summer of 1973 Joe Castle was the boy wonder of baseball, the greatest rookie anyone had ever seen.? The kid from Calico Rock, Arkansas dazzled Cub fans as he hit home run after home run, politely tipping his hat to the crowd as he shattered all rookie records.?Calico Joe quickly became the idol of every baseball fan in America, including Paul Tracey, the young son of a hard-partying and hard-throwing Mets pitcher. On the day that Warren Tracey finally faced Calico Joe, Paul was in the stands, rooting for his idol but also for his Dad. Then Warren threw a fastball that would change their lives forever??In John Grisham?s new novel the baseball is thrilling, but it?s what happens off the field that makes CALICO JOE a classic.

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  • "The careers of a golden boy rookie hitter for the Cubs and a hard-hitting Mets pitcher take very different paths."
  • "A surprising and moving novel of fathers and sons, forgiveness and redemption, set in the world of Major League Baseball???Whatever happened to Calico Joe?????? It began quietly enough with a pulled hamstring. The first baseman for the Cubs AAA affiliate in Wichita went down as he rounded third and headed for home. The next day, Jim Hickman, the first baseman for the Cubs, injured his back. The team suddenly needed someone to play first, so they reached down to their AA club in Midland, Texas, and called up a twenty-one-year-old named Joe Castle. He was the hottest player in AA and creating a buzz.?In the summer of 1973 Joe Castle was the boy wonder of baseball, the greatest rookie anyone had ever seen.? The kid from Calico Rock, Arkansas dazzled Cub fans as he hit home run after home run, politely tipping his hat to the crowd as he shattered all rookie records.?Calico Joe quickly became the idol of every baseball fan in America, including Paul Tracey, the young son of a hard-partying and hard-throwing Mets pitcher. On the day that Warren Tracey finally faced Calico Joe, Paul was in the stands, rooting for his idol but also for his Dad. Then Warren threw a fastball that would change their lives forever??In John Grisham?s new novel the baseball is thrilling, but it?s what happens off the field that makes CALICO JOE a classic."@en
  • "This story, based on the Cubs and Mets 1973 season follows the divergent paths of Joe Castle, a rookie hitter for the Chicago Cubs, and Warren Tracey, a hard-throwing Mets pitcher."
  • "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 contast 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 [Source : 4e de couv.]."
  • "Follows the divergent paths of Joe Castle, a rookie hitter for the Chicago Cubs, and Warren Tracey, a hard-hitting Mets pitcher."@en
  • "In this novel, the careers of a golden boy rookie hitter for the Cubs and a hard-hitting Mets pitcher take very different paths. The baseball is thrilling, but it is what happens off the field that makes this story a classic."
  • ""Grisham knocks it out of the park."'The Washington Post It's the summer of 1973, and Joe Castle is the boy wonder of baseball, the greatest rookie anyone has ever seen. The kid from Calico Rock, Arkansas, dazzles Chicago Cubs fans as he hits home run after home run, politely tipping his hat to the crowd as he shatters all rookie records. Calico Joe quickly becomes the idol of every baseball fan in America, including Paul Tracey, the young son of a hard-partying and hard-throwing New York Mets pitcher. On the day that Warren Tracey finally faces Calico Joe, Paul is in the stands, rooting for his idol but also for his dad. Then Warren throws a fastball that will change their lives forever. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "An enjoyable, heartwarming read that's not just for baseball fans."'USA Today "Grisham has hit a home run. . . . Calico Joe is a great read, a lyrical ode to baseball, small-town America, youthful innocence and a young boy's search for heroes."'The Buffalo News "[A] pleasure . . . Suffice to say [Grisham] knows his way around the ballpark as well as he does a courtroom."'The Washington Times Includes an excerpt of John Grisham's The Racketeer."@en
  • "This story, based on the Cubs and Mets 1973 season follows the divergent paths of Joe Castle, a rookie hitter for the Chicago Cubs and Warren Tracey, a hard-throwing Mets pitcher."@en
  • "This story, based on the Cubs and Mets 1973 season follows the divergent paths of Joe Castle, a rookie hitter for the Chicago Cubs and Warren Tracey, a hard-throwing Mets pitcher."
  • "Wanneer een man, die in het verleden tijdens een honkbalwedstrijd met zijn bal een succesvol slagman een hersenbeschadiging bezorgde, op sterven ligt, probeert diens zoon een ontmoeting tussen beide mannen te arrangeren."
  • "Thirty years have passed since eleven-year-old Paul Tracey 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."@en
  • "Thirty years have passed since eleven-year-old Paul Tracey 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."
  • "Warren Tracey, qui a été joueur de base-ball professionnel dans les années 1960, est atteint d'un cancer incurable. Paul, son fils, marié et père de famille, l'apprend. Il déteste son père depuis le jour où il a visé, par méchanceté, la tête d'un joueur promis à un grand avenir, "Calico" Joe. Il espère que son père va rendre visite et demander pardon à cet homme qu'il admirait, enfant.--[Memento]."
  • "Follows the divergent paths of a rookie hitter for the Chicago Cubs and a hard-hitting Mets pitcher."

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  • "Baseball stories"@en
  • "Baseball stories"
  • "Sports stories"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "American fiction"
  • "Large print books"@en
  • "Large type books"
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  • "Ausgabe"
  • "Americké romány"
  • "Baseball stories, American"
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  • "Powieść amerykańska"@pl
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Sports stories, American"
  • "Mystery fiction"

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  • "Calico Joe"
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  • "Calico Joe : a novel"@en
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