By (author) Patrick Robinson
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Slider T by Patrick Robinson
Book DescriptionEach summer, on the fields of glorious Cape Marlin, off theNew England coast, the nation's best college players gatherto play the most important baseball of their lives.Jack Faber is a young hotshot pitcher with an unhittable slider and a rocket for a fastball. He plays for the fabled Seapuit Seawolves and dreams of making the Big Show. But a new coach, the scowling Bruno Riazzi, a former pro catcher, resents the kid's celebrity status and decides to knock him down a peg or two. And he stops at nothing to make it happen.Humiliated, Jack loses his lifelong art, and with it his passion for the game, as well as, mysteriously, his ability to throw. A devastated Jack Faber is released from the St. Charles College roster. But the Seawolves coaches won't give up on him. They bring Jack back to Cape Marlin, determined to help him rediscover his lost talent. He finds himself again under the summer sun, coaches and old friends standing by him. But in the end it will be up to Jack.Based on a true story, Slider celebrates the national pastime, a game that can break grown men's hearts -- as well as make them whole again.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780060580339
(203mm x 135mm x 26mm)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Patrick Robinson
Lion of Sabray, Hardback (November 2015)
"Robinson, coauthor of ... Lone Survivor, shares the ... untold story of Mohammed Gulab, the Pashtun warrior who defied the Taliban and saved the life of American hero and Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell.
Honor and Betrayal, Paperback (February 2015)
Behind-the-scenes story of the three Navy SEALs who captured the "Butcher of Fallujah" and were then accused of "prisoner abuse"
Lone Survivor, Paperback (January 2014)
It was a top-secret US military mission. Now, the SEAL team leader finally tells the stunning true story. Now a major Hollywood film starring Mark Wahlberg and Eric Bana.
Power Play, Paperback (May 2013)» View all books by Patrick Robinson
Mack Bedford must devise a plan to stop the Russians before they and their cyber weaponry reach the Chinese border-the launch site of their master plan.
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