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Calico Joe

Calico Joe

John Grisham

  • $ 1039


About the booka story of baseball and redemption, calico joe dexterously touches upon the issues of family, despondency, éclat, heartbreaks and more importantly hope, endurance and absolution.joe castle, fondly called calico joe, from calico rock, ark, a 21 year old rookie first baseman for chicago cubs, was a prodigal yet modest slugger who slowly broke all the rookie records ever set. He won numerous fans in america, including paul tracey, the son of mets hurler warren tracey.a day came when warren had to confront joe on the field in shea stadium. Warren had a reputation for head-hunting, uncouthness, boozing, wife abusing and women chasing. His melodramatic gestures invited controversies and he never consistently stayed in one team. The story is presented from pauls perspective. As the crowd whooped at joes home run, paul had this ill feeling inside, for he knew his father better...