Calico Joe

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What to expect

An unforgettable novel about childhood, family, conflict and guilt from America’s greatest storyteller John Grisham.

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.

(P)2012 Random House Audio

Critics Review

  • Grisham knocks it out of the park

    Washington Post
  • A superbly written book

    Sunday Express
  • No one does it better than Grisham

    Daily Telegraph
  • An enjoyable, heartwarming read

    USA Today

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