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The Resource All Joe Knight : a novel, Kevin Morris

All Joe Knight : a novel, Kevin Morris

Label
All Joe Knight : a novel
Title
All Joe Knight
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Morris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"All Joe Knight. 1961. Outside Philadelphia, a soon-to-be father runs into a telephone pole while driving drunk; nine months later, his widow dies in a smashed up T-Bird. From the start, the orphaned Joe Knight is a blank slate. Taken in by a kindly aunt in a tough-skinned suburb, Joe finds his family in high school with the Fallcrest basketball team--the kind of team that comes around once in a lifetime. White guys, black guys, speed, height, raw athleticism, every element is perfectly in synch. All these kids want, all they dream of, is to make it to the Palestra, UPenn's cathedral of college basketball. Fast-forward thirty years. Joe is newly divorced with one daughter and certain he is unfit for love. Ever since selling the ad firm he built from the ground up for millions, he's been wiling away his time teaching at a local business school and going to strip clubs, the only place where he can quiet his mind. But then he hears from Chris Scully, a former Fallcrest teammate who is now District Attorney. The Justice Department is sniffing around the deal that got Joe rich years ago--a deal he cut every member of the basketball team into, except for Scully. As the details about Joe's possible transgression are unreeled, he is forced to face the emptiness inside himself and a secret that has haunted him for decades"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Kevin
Dewey number
813/.6223
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Divorced men
  • Life change events
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Self-evaluation
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Label
All Joe Knight : a novel, Kevin Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
353 p.
Isbn
9780802125781
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016023949
System control number
  • 231262
  • 843770
Label
All Joe Knight : a novel, Kevin Morris
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
353 p.
Isbn
9780802125781
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016023949
System control number
  • 231262
  • 843770

Library Locations

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      54 Church St., St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R7K2, CA
      43.1603307 -79.2460639
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