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Playing without the ball : a novel in four quarters

Author: Rich Wallace
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Laurel-Leaf Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Feeling abandoned by his parents, who have gone their separate ways and left him behind in a small Pennsylvania town, seventeen-year-old Jay finds hope for the future in a church-sponsored basketball team and a female friend.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rich Wallace
ISBN: 0440229723 9780440229728
OCLC Number: 50397246
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 213 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Against the sky --
Basketball reality --
What's missing --
Restless nights --
Visions and revisions --
Tendinitis --
Tryouts --
Salt --
Sprawling on a pin --
Nine-and-a-half --
"L.A. woman" --
Various Protestants --
Introspection --
Gatorade --
Sort of pulsating --
Laundry --
Noel --
Weasel --
Community service --
Lockers --
New Bishop --
Not totally paranoid --
Ground zero --
New sneaker --
"Days later" --
Common thread --
Buying pretzels --
Leftover rice --
Sound in my head --
Riding seaward.
Responsibility: Rich Wallace.

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Feeling abandoned by his parents, who have gone their separate ways and left him behind in a small Pennsylvania town, seventeen-year-old Jay finds hope for the future in a church-sponsored basketball team and a female friend.

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