Bleachers by John Grisham

This novel explores the complexities of high school football in a small town, centering on the experiences of former players who return to their hometown after the death of their legendary coach. As they sit in the bleachers of their old field, they reflect on the profound impact the coach had on their lives, both positive and negative. Through their stories, the book delves into themes of glory, regret, loyalty, and redemption, painting a nuanced picture of the role sports play in shaping identities and communities. The narrative is a poignant examination of how the past can linger and influence the present, especially within the microcosm of high school athletics.

The 8279th greatest book of all time


Published
2003
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
163-224
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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