Like the game of baseball, life is quirky and unpredictable, as Shane Hunter discovers in the spring of his sophomore year. Suddenly and without warning his life of privilege is turned upside down. And just as suddenly, life begins to seem utterly without fairness or purpose to him. Exciting, well-written sports scenes transport readers right into the stands while complex issues engage their hearts and minds. For here is a novel of loss, of morality, and of the rare, redemptive power of baseball. Can speaking the truth really determine lives? Just how does one accept, move on, and begin doing the right thing?
- Author : Carl Deuker
- Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
- Pages : 288 pages
- ISBN : 9780547528694
- Release : 21 March 2003
- Rating : 4.5/5 from 16 reviews