Bleachers [John Grisham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. High school all-American Neely Crenshaw was probably the best quarterback. John Grisham abandons the legal world for American football in Bleachers. What a shame, says Harry Ritchie. 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.

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There’s a lot of bad blood between them blecahers Neeley’s not sure if he can find it in himself to forgive the coach. Sold by RiverCitysales and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Audio reviews reflect PW ‘s assessment of the audio adaptation of a book and should be quoted only in reference to the audio version. Fifteen years after swearing he would never return, Neely Crenshaw jihn himself back in Messina, Texas, awaiting final word that local legend and former football coach Eddie Rake has died.

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October Learn lbeachers and when to remove this template message. Bleeachers By and About This Author. Un libro que habla del valor de la amistad, la lealtad y del cambio que toda persona afronta en su vida, el de convertirse en adulto y llegar a la madurez como persona, y como el entrenador Eddie Rake ejerce un papel protagonista en dicho cambio de sus protagonistas. Mike Hilliard and Collis Suggs Two of the three players chosen by Coach Rake to give eulogies at his funeral, they speak highly of him and ask the town to bury the hatchet over his mistakes.


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Its not about what you do while playing, but rather what you do with the lessons you learn from the game. He was as wide as he was tall, and according to Neely, he owned the field. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

As Coach Rake’s ‘boys’ sit in the bleachers waiting for the dimming fiel High school All-American Neely Crenshaw was probably the best quarterback ever to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Despondent and adrift, former high-school All-American football star Neely Crenshaw returns to his childhood home to grieve — for his terminally ill coach, lost dreams and an adult life of frustration, futility and fear. For bleaches uses, see Bleachers disambiguation. Initially rejected by many publishers, it was eventually bought by Wynwood Press, who gave it a modest 5, copy johhn and published it in June As I grew older, I fixated on other things.

His career was cut short due to a knee injury in college. Neely couldn’t get over high school and his failed goals.

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Through his eyes we relive the highs and lows of Eddie Rake’s live. I enjoyed this book because of the football setting in the town the players and coaches are celebrities in the town and everyone from the town even if the This was a good book I enjoyed the theme of sports and commodore throughout the town.


I’ve had this book for a long time, probably since it was released in Neely Crenshaw comes home for the burial of his school football coach, Eddie Rake. Please try again later. Neely was a star quarterback in high school.

He now has cancer and is expected to die any day. The emotional scope is akin to that of a short story, with a single-minded focus on explorations of nostalgia and regret.

This book is about a football player, not the one Rolando, Messi plays but the American football. Bleachers was all about a small town football team and one of the main character Neely Crenshaw returns back to their old town Mensia while their former coach, Eddie Rake is dying. Not one of Grisham’s best works.

We see the story through the eyes of Neely Crenshaw, an All-American quarterback, who was brought back to his old town by the death of his coach Eddie Rake.