By John Grisham
Highschool all-American Neely Crenshaw used to be most likely the simplest quarterback ever to play for the mythical Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have passed by when you consider that these glory days, and Neely has come domestic to Messina to bury trainer Eddie Rake, the fellow who molded the Spartans into an unbeatable soccer dynasty.
Now, as trainer Rake’s “boys” sit down within the bleachers watching for the dimming box lighting to sign his passing, they replay the previous video games, relive the outdated glories, and check out to choose as soon as and for all whether or not they love Eddie Rake – or hate him. For Neely Crenshaw, a guy who needs to ultimately forgive his trainer – and himself – ahead of he can get on together with his lifestyles, the stakes are in particular excessive.
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Time to go home,' he announced. There was a disappointed silence. The journey through Clayoquot Sound would take at least three-quarters of an hour. He decided to cut short the afternoon with a burst of excitement. The Zodiac's twin outboard motor would give them an adrenaline-pumping ride. Speed was all he had left to offer. Tofino's waterfront, with its houses on stilts and the Whaling Station on the wharf, was just coming into view when the rain stopped abruptly. From a distance the hills and mountains looked like grey cardboard cutouts.
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Bleachers by John Grisham