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Habash, Gabe

Summary: "In Stephen Florida, Gabe Habash has created a coming-of-age story with its own, often explosive, rhythm and velocity. Habash has a canny sense of how young men speak and behave, and in Stephen, he's created a singular character: funny, ambitious, affecting, but also deeply troubled, vulnerable, and compellingly strange. This is a shape-shifter of a book, both a dark ode to the mysteries and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAB

Grisham, John

Summary: In the summer of his seventeenth year, Samuel Sooleymon gets the chance of a lifetime: a trip to the United States with his South Sudanese teammates to play in a showcase basketball tournament. He has never been away from home, nor has he ever been on an airplane. The opportunity to be scouted by dozens of college coaches is a dream come true. During the tournament, Samuel receives devastating...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC GRI

Grisham, John

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: After seventeen-year-old Samuel "Sooley" Sooleymon receives a college scholarship to play basketball for North Carolina Central, he moves to Durham from his native, war-torn South Sudan, enrolls in classes, joins the team, and prepares to sit out his freshman season, but Sooley has a fierce determination to succeed so he can bring his family to America, working tirelessly on his game until he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Grisham 2021

Reilly, Grace

Summary: Cooper. As a pro-bound college athlete with a good-time reputation, I usually have my pick of puck bunnies. But lately, I've been in a dry spell that feels more like a curse, and the stress is affecting my game--the one thing that can't happen if I'm going to keep building my case for a future in the NHL, starting with making team captain. Enter Penny Ryder. She's my coach's daughter, but the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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Grisham, John

Summary: After seventeen-year-old Samuel "Sooley" Sooleymon receives a college scholarship to play basketball for North Carolina Central, he moves to Durham from his native, war-torn South Sudan, enrolls in classes, joins the team, and prepares to sit out his freshman season, but Sooley has a fierce determination to succeed so he can bring his family to America, working tirelessly on his game until he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRI

Reilly, Grace

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "James - Football is my everything. I live, eat, breathe the sport. But when I transfer to McKee University to escape the distractions that nearly cost me my future in the NFL, I'm faced with another consequence: retake and pass the writing class I failed at my last college, or lose any chance I have at making it big. That's where fellow senior Beckett Wood -- gorgeous, stubborn, and just my...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

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Reilly, Grace

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "I should be focusing on my game--not on falling for my gorgeous, grumpy roommate...especially since she's already left me once. Sebastian. It's my final season to prove myself before the MLB draft. The last thing I need is a distraction--and especially not one as tantalizing as Mia di Angelo. She's the drop-dead gorgeous astrophysicist-in-training who ditched me the moment I wanted to take us...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

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Margolin, Phillip

Summary: "The "master of heart-pounding suspense"--New York Times bestseller Phillip Margolin--returns with a new legal thriller starring Robin Lockwood. A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted with the help of undisputable DNA evidence, the athlete swears his innocence and threatens both his lawyer and his accuser as he's sent to prison. Not long after, there's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Margolin

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MAR

Baldwin, Richard L.

Summary: Against the backdrop of a revolution in college sports paying athletes to play a family conflict emerges that is just as poignant and upsetting as any Saturday afternoon football rivalry. Eddie Williams, the father of three immensely talented football sons and one estranged daughter is found dead in a media trailer outside U of M stadium the day of the clash with Michigan State. That same day,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Buttonwood Press, LLC 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

Sobel, Corey

Summary: "Corey Sobel challenges tenacious stereotypes in this compelling debut novel, shedding new light on the hypermasculine world of American football. The Redshirt introduces Miles Furling, a young man who is convinced he was placed on earth to play football. Deep in the closet, he sees the sport as a means of gaining a permanent foothold in a culture that would otherwise reject him. Still, Miles's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SOB

Powers, Kim

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In his twenties, Ethan Holt won the decathlon at the Olympics and was jokingly nicknamed 'Hercules'; now, in his late thirties, he's returned to his ivy-covered alma mater to teach, and to raise his young daughter Skip as a single father. After a hushed-up scandal over his Olympics win and the death of his wife in a car accident five years ago, Ethan wants nothing more than to forget his past....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyrus Books/FW 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POW

Smith, Jay M.

Summary: "Examines athletic-academic corruption at UNC-Chapel Hill and in NCAA athletics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 SMI

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