Bleachers

Bleachers

By John Grisham

  • Release Date: 2003-09-09
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4
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From 159 Ratings
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Description

High school all-American Neely Crenshaw was probably the best quarterback ever to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have gone by since those glory days, and Neely has come home to Messina to bury Coach Eddie Rake, the man who molded the Spartans into an unbeatable football dynasty.

Now, as Coach Rake’s “boys” sit in the bleachers waiting for the dimming field lights to signal his passing, they replay the old games, relive the old glories, and try to decide once and for all whether they love Eddie Rake – or hate him. For Neely Crenshaw, a man who must finally forgive his coach – and himself – before he can get on with his life, the stakes are especially high.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.

Reviews

  • Bleachers, A Review

    5
    By Judith Quinn
    While I am a fan of John Grishim books, I have never been a fan of football.I picked up this book thinking I would never finish it. I began reading it this morning, have been unable to put it down.i read the entire book in one sitting. Mr. Grishim you have again written a most captivating story. A story which I have enjoyed enormously.thank you for putting pen to paper and again sharing your amazing gift with us. Kindest regards, Judy Quinn
  • Brought back many memories

    5
    By Saspursrule
    This book was an interesting change up from Grisham. I thoroughly enjoyed the story. Any former high school athlete would love this book.
  • A true tear jerker!!!

    5
    By BenjaminSiegel
    Not a legal thriller like the rest, but definitely just as good if not better! I felt the emotions building up inside of me as I read through this touching and emotional story. If you've ever played football in high school or even watched as a true fan then you must read this book!!
  • Bleachers

    4
    By Shddvfjxjdvfjcjd
    It was a good book I'm 13 and hate reading but this was ok good suspence.
  • my review

    5
    By hajfick
    had to read this book for a class not being a big reader but a huge fan of sports this book jumped out and grabbed me from page one and when i finished i asked my teacher if i could keep it.This book is powerful and inspiring.
  • Great book

    5
    By Coach Gil55
    I thought this was a great read. Got my attention quickly and I finished it in 2 nights.
  • Bleachers

    4
    By Lisa Free-Martin
    This story could be about any small town Texas town in the fall. Brought back great memories as well as not so good ones. Easy to read and holds your attention. Give it a read!
  • All I can is WOW

    5
    By Redsoxnumba1
    Having started to read Grisham with all his books p to this point, this caught me off guard Quick reading and really reaches out and grabs you by the face mask...killer book!
  • My favorite of all time

    5
    By The law13
    I'm not one who reads books on the regular. Any man who played football in high school can relate to this book in one way or the other. For those who would like to go back and recall their own high school football life, this is a great book. It makes you think about the past and if we could go back and change something

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