GAME, an American Novel

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Sports  |  House: Booksie Classic
Year in and year out the football powerhouse Hert City Trojans import a ringer to fuel their championship charge, but their luck is about to change. In the small backwater town of Tsalagee, first-year coach Donny Doyle knows the only way he can fulfill his promise to unseat the Hert City juggernaut, is to beat them at their own GAME. But in his own recruit, the mammoth and powerful, yet troubled and ominous Leotis McKinley, Doyle finds more than he bargained for. Truman’s character-rich novel GAME spins an energetic tale around the intensity of small-town high school football in America. And yet, amid the fast-paced drive of the story, lies an account of the human spirit struggling through adversity and finding victory. Readers of any age or gender will feel the triumph, honor, and glory that comes from the…GAME.

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Prologue & Chapters 1-2

Submitted: March 10, 2019

Prologue   Friday, November 16, 1973; 9:14 p.m. Wade Rokes Stadium; Hert City, Oklahoma ... Read Chapter

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GAME, an American Novel

In a small backwater town with a downtrodden high school football team, the new coach, a decorated ex-Marine and former college linebacker, promises to defeat a perennial juggernaut by beating them at their own game - bringing in ringers. Coach and player