Sooley: The New Blockbuster Novel From Bestselling Author John Grisham Grisham, John

Sooley: The New Blockbuster Novel From Bestselling Author John Grisham

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'A master of plotting and pacing' - New York Times

'With every new book I appreciate John Grisham a little more, for his compassion for the underdog, and his willingness to strike out in new directions' - Entertainment Weekly

ONE MAN. ONE HOPE. ONCE CHANCE TO BECOME A LEGEND.


ONE MAN
Seventeen-year-old Samuel Sooleyman comes from a village in South Sudan, a war-torn country where one third of the population is a refugee. His great love is basketball: his prodigious leap and lightning speed make him an exceptional player. And it may also bring him his big chance: he has been noticed by a coach taking a youth team to the United States.

ONE HOPE
If he gets through the tournament, Samuel's life will change beyond recognition. But it's the longest of long shots. His talent is raw and uncoached. There are hundreds of better-known players ahead of him. And he must leave his family behind, at least at the beginning.

ONE CHANCE
As American success beckons, devastating news reaches Samuel from home. Caught between his dream and the nightmare unfolding thousands of miles away, 'Sooley', as he's nicknamed by his classmates, must make hard choices about his future. This quiet, dedicated boy must do what no other player has achieved in the history of his chosen game: become a legend in twelve short months.

Global bestseller John Grisham takes you to a different kind of court in this gripping and incredibly moving novel that showcases his storytelling powers in an entirely new light.

'Grisham's books are smart, imaginative, and funny, populated by complex interesting people' - The Washington Post

'A superb, instinctive storyteller' - The Times

350+ million copies, 45 languages, 9 blockbuster films:
NO ONE WRITES DRAMA LIKE JOHN GRISHAM



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781529368000
BY (AUTHOR) Grisham, John
PUBLISHER : Hodder & Stoughton PUBLICATION DATE : April 27, 2021
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Hodder & Stoughton
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 238 mm x 162 mm
WEIGHT : 585 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items
Sports & Active outdoor recreation
DESCRIPTION : 'A master of plotting and pacing' - New York Times 'With every new book I appreciate John Grisham a little more, for his compassion for the underdog, and his willingness to strike out in new directions' - Entertainment WeeklyONE MAN. ONE HOPE. ONCE CHANCE TO BECOME A LEGEND. ONE MAN Seventeen-year-old Samuel Sooleyman comes from a village in South Sudan, a war-torn country where one third of the population is a refugee. His great love is basketball: his prodigious leap and lightning speed make him an exceptional player. And it may also bring him his big chance: he has been noticed by a coach taking a youth team to the United States. ONE HOPE If he gets through the tournament, Samuel's life will change beyond recognition. But it's the longest of long shots. His talent is raw and uncoached. There are hundreds of better-known players ahead of him. And he must leave his family behind, at least at the beginning. ONE CHANCE As American success beckons, devastating news reaches Samuel from home. Caught between his dream and the nightmare unfolding thousands of miles away, 'Sooley', as he's nicknamed by his classmates, must make hard choices about his future. This quiet, dedicated boy must do what no other player has achieved in the history of his chosen game: become a legend in twelve short months. Global bestseller John Grisham takes you to a different kind of court in this gripping and incredibly moving novel that showcases his storytelling powers in an entirely new light.'Grisham's books are smart, imaginative, and funny, populated by complex interesting people' - The Washington Post'A superb, instinctive storyteller' - The Times 350+ million copies, 45 languages, 9 blockbuster films:NO ONE WRITES DRAMA LIKE JOHN GRISHAM PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9781529368000 BY (AUTHOR) Grisham, John PUBLISHER : Hodder & Stoughton PUBLICATION DATE : April 27, 2021 COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Hodder & Stoughton LANGUAGE : English AGE : General PRODUCT FORM : Hardback DIMENSION : 238 mm x 162 mm WEIGHT : 585 g PRODUCT CATEGORY : Fiction & Related items Sports & Active outdoor recreation