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Initial post: Apr 3, 2012 5:31:28 AM PDT
What's the best novel you've read so far that has an athlete as the major character?

John Grisham's "Playing for Pizza is my favorite."

In my latest novel, a track and field runner, takes center stage.

Denise Turney
Author - Love Pour Over Me
Love Pour Over Me

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 17, 2012 12:47:05 PM PDT
ellison says:
Banjo hitter is a quality read.

Posted on Apr 17, 2012 1:13:56 PM PDT
Denise,

I was not going to post as I have qualms with authors posting about their own books; but as you have already stuck your toe in the water... My book, "Long Live the Champion" is about boxing, a mixture of fiction and true boxing lore.

Posted on Apr 29, 2012 6:16:41 AM PDT
The Ball Player is my husbands book. He used his own experiences in pro baseball to construct the story. I have to check out the above recommendations for my family. They love sports books.

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 1:24:55 AM PDT
Harry Potter.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2012 1:23:28 PM PDT
Mike Reuther says:
My favorite book with an athlete as the main character might well be Frank Deford's "Everybody's All-American." It was later made into a movie with Dennis Quaid.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2012 1:24:24 PM PDT
Mike Reuther says:
Just ordered "The Ballplayer" to read on my Kindle. Looking forward to reading it.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2012 1:25:17 PM PDT
Mike Reuther says:
"Banjo Hitter?" I like the title.

Posted on Mar 8, 2013 4:22:28 PM PST
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