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Playing For Pizza by John Grisham

Title Playing for Pizza
Author John Grisham
Publisher Dell
Release Date 2010-03-16
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9780307576118
Language English, Spanish, and French
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Rick Dockery is the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In the AFC Championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually gets into the game. With a seventeen-point lead and just minutes to go, Rick provides what is arguably the worst single performance in the history of the NFL. Overnight, he becomes a national laughingstock—and is immediately cut by the Browns and shunned by all other teams. But all Rick knows is football, and he insists that his agent find a team that needs him. Against enormous odds, Rick finally gets a job—as the starting quarterback for the Mighty Panthers . . . of Parma, Italy. The Parma Panthers desperately want a former NFL player—any former NFL player—at their helm. And now they’ve got Rick, who knows nothing about Parma (not even where it is) and doesn’t speak a word of Italian. To say that Italy—the land of fine wines, extremely small cars, and football americano—holds a few surprises for Rick Dockery would be something of an understatement. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.

Playing For Pizza by John Grisham

Title Playing for Pizza
Author John Grisham
Publisher Random House
Release Date 2010-04-21
Category Fiction
Total Pages 336
ISBN 9781407059433
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Playing for Position Rick Dockery is an NFL quarterback who can’t catch a break. One huge mistake makes him a national laughing stock overnight, and no team will touch him. Playing for Pizza But all Rick knows is football, and he needs to find a team. Against all odds, Rick gets his break – as star quarterback for the Panthers... of Parma, Italy. Playing for Pride Rick doesn’t speak a word of Italian, and the crowds there aren’t exactly NFL-standard. But football americano is about more than fame, and home comes in the most unlikely of packages.

Playing For Pizza by John Grisham

Title Playing for Pizza
Author John Grisham
Publisher Dell Publishing Company
Release Date 2008
Category Fiction
Total Pages 308
ISBN 9780440244714
Language English, Spanish, and French
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After he is cut from the Cleveland Browns, Rick Dockery is hired by the Panthers of Parma, Italy, and finds himself confronted by the confusing diversity of Italian culture, language, and romance.

Bleachers by John Grisham

Title Bleachers
Author John Grisham
Publisher Dell
Release Date 2011-12
Category Fiction
Total Pages 229
ISBN 9780345532039
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Presents a novel about high school football in a small Texas town, a place in which football has become a religion.

Calico Joe by John Grisham

Title Calico Joe
Author John Grisham
Publisher Dell Publishing Company
Release Date 2013-03-26
Category Fiction
Total Pages 272
ISBN 9780345541338
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Follows the divergent paths of a rookie hitter for the Chicago Cubs and a hard-hitting Mets pitcher.

Passion For Pizza by Craig Whitson

Title Passion for Pizza
Author Craig Whitson
Publisher Agate Publishing
Release Date 2015-03-17
Category Cooking
Total Pages 300
ISBN 9781572847460
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Passion for Pizza celebrates the people, personalities, and stories behind one of the world's favorite foods. Not only a cookbook and a history book, it is also a tribute to the people and places that makes this dish a global favorite. It is a beautifully illustrated volume by a team of award-winning authors, photographers, and designers who diligently followed the smell of great pizza to wherever it led them. Passion for Pizza begins in Italy, introducing readers to pizzaioli in places such as Naples, Rome, and Palermo. Next up is the pizza of New York, Chicago, and California, where it's as essential as baseball and mom's apple pie. The authors visit the people who produce the cheeses, tomatoes, flour, and other ingredients used in pizza making, showing the global reach of locally sourced foods. This exuberant tour guide digs deep into pizza culture with interviews of oven-makers, consultants, professors, acrobats, and journalists. With more than 50 easy-to-follow recipes for individual pizzas and crusts, over 40 pizzeria profiles, and 20 profiles of the people behind the pizza, this book inspires home cooks and aficionados alike.

Ford County by John Grisham

Title Ford County
Author John Grisham
Publisher Random House Digital, Inc.
Release Date 2010
Category Legal stories
Total Pages 340
ISBN 9780440296447
Language English, Spanish, and French
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John Grisham returns with this seven short stories, all set in Ford Count, Mississipi, which is the location of his first novel, 'A Time to Kill'.

Let S Get Pizza by Meg Greve

Title Let s Get Pizza
Author Meg Greve
Publisher Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Release Date 2012-08-01
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 24
ISBN 9781618104281
Language English, Spanish, and French
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When Dan And Dad Go Out For Pizza They Learn That Just Because It Smells So Good Doesn't Mean You Should Eat Too Much. It's Much Better If You Share. Teaching Focus, Words To Know Before You Read, Comprehension And Extension Activities. Inside Front And Back Cover Parent And Teacher Support.

The Broker by John Grisham

Title The Broker
Author John Grisham
Publisher Dell
Release Date 2010-03-16
Category Fiction
Total Pages 448
ISBN 9780307575982
Language English, Spanish, and French
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In his final hours in office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison. What no one knows is that the President issues the pardon only after receiving enormous pressure from the CIA. It seems that Backman, in his heyday, may have obtained secrets that compromise the world’s most sophisticated satellite surveillance system. Backman is quietly smuggled out of the country in a military cargo plane, given a new name, a new identity, and a new home in Italy. Eventually, after he has settled into his new life, the CIA will leak his whereabouts to the Israelis, the Russians, the Chinese, and the Saudis. Then the CIA will do what it does best: sit back and watch. The question is not whether Backman will survive—there is no chance of that. The question the CIA needs answered is, Who will kill him? BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.

Title Teen Titans Go TM Pizza Power
Author Jennifer Fox
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date 2016-05-17
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 32
ISBN 9780316267212
Language English, Spanish, and French
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What makes the Teen Titans so funny and awesome? Pizza! Passport to Reading Level 2 TM & © DC Comics. (s16)

The Street Lawyer by John Grisham

Title The Street Lawyer
Author John Grisham
Publisher Dell
Release Date 2010-03-16
Category Fiction
Total Pages 464
ISBN 9780307576088
Language English, Spanish, and French
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He gave up the money. He gave up the power. Now all he has left is the law. Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all. Then, in an instant, it all comes undone. A homeless man takes nine lawyers hostage in the firm's plush offices. When it is all over, the man's blood is splattered on Michael's face--and suddenly Michael is willing to do the unthinkable. Rediscovering a conscience he lost long ago, Michael is leaving the big time for the streets where his attacker once lived--and where society's powerless need an advocate for justice. But there's one break Michael can't make: from a secret that has floated up from the depths of Drake & Sweeney, from a confidential file that is now in Michael's hands, and from a conspiracy that has already taken lives. Now Michael's former partners are about to become his bitter enemies. Because to them, Michael Brock is the most dangerous man on the streets....

The Appeal by John Grisham

Title The Appeal
Author John Grisham
Publisher Dell Publishing Company
Release Date 2012
Category Fiction
Total Pages 484
ISBN 9780345532022
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The author of such best-selling legal thrillers as A Time to Kill, The Last Juror, and The Brethren presents his latest novel of courtroom and legal suspense as he offers a provocative look at the price of American justice in the story of a ruthless Wall Street tycoon out to rig a state supreme court to get the result he wants during an appeal. Reprint.

The Summons by John Grisham

Title The Summons
Author John Grisham
Publisher Dell Publishing Company
Release Date 2012-02
Category Fiction
Total Pages 373
ISBN 9780345531988
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Ray Atlee and his brother, Forrest, receive a letter from their father, a reclusive, retired judge, instructing them to return home to Clanton, Mississippi, to discuss his estate, but the judge dies before his sons arrive, leaving behind a secret known only to Ray. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Mr Wilder And Me by Jonathan Coe

Title Mr Wilder and Me
Author Jonathan Coe
Publisher Viking
Release Date 2020-11-05
Category
Total Pages 320
ISBN 0241454662
Language English, Spanish, and French
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**The dazzling new novel from the prize-winning, bestselling author of Middle England** In the heady summer of 1977, a naïve young woman called Calista sets out from Athens to venture into the wider world. On a Greek island that has been turned into a film set, she finds herself working for the famed Hollywood director Billy Wilder, about whom she knows almost nothing. But the time she spends in this glamorous, unfamiliar new life will change her for good. While Calista is thrilled with her new adventure, Wilder himself is living with the realisation that his star may be on the wane. Rebuffed by Hollywood, he has financed his new film with German money, and when Calista follows him to Munich for the shooting of further scenes, she finds herself joining him on a journey of memory into the dark heart of his family history. In a novel that is at once a tender coming-of-age story and an intimate portrait of one of cinema's most intriguing figures, Jonathan Coe turns his gaze on the nature of time and fame, of family and the treacherous lure of nostalgia. When the world is catapulting towards change, do you hold on for dear life or decide it's time to let go? _______________________________________________________ Praise for Jonathan Coe 'Coe is a writer of uncommon decency' Observer 'Brilliantly funny' Economist 'Superb' Times 'Very, very funny' Stylist

Secret Pizza Party by Adam Rubin

Title Secret Pizza Party
Author Adam Rubin
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2013-09-03
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 40
ISBN 9780698142510
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Shhhh! Don't tell anyone about this mouth-watering book from the New York Times bestselling creators of Dragons Love Tacos! How does Racoon love pizza? Oh, let him count the ways. He loves the gooey cheesy-ness, salty pepperoni-ness, sweet sweet tomato-ness, and of course the crispity crunchity crust. But someone is always chasing poor Raccoon away from his favorite food with a broom! What's a hungry raccoon to do? Plan an elaborate secret pizza party, of course! But shhh! It’s a secret! In fact, you should probably just forget I told you. Nope, no secret pizza party happening here.You didn’t already tell all your friends, did you? Uh oh . . . Fans of Jon Klassen and Mo Willems's humor will gobble up this quirky ode to the lengths we will go to for our heart's desire. Praise for Dragons Love Tacos: New York Times bestseller A New York Times Notable Children's Book of 2012 "Rubin and Salmieri are two of the weirdest, funniest guys working in kids’ lit today. The team lets its geek flag fly in an obsessive how-to guide for would-be dragon taco party hosts. Why a taco party? As Rubin explains, 'The only things dragons love more than parties or tacos, is taco parties.' If further proof is required, Salmieri—whose poker-faced watercolor, gouache, and color pencil drawings set a benchmark for oddball observational humor—shows one odd, scaly creature with a carryout bag from 'Taco Cave' and another beaming with anticipation as it eagerly circles the date for a taco party on its taco-themed calendar. But beware: even if all the tips and rules are followed to the letter (on quantity:'The best way to judge is to get a boat and fill the boat with tacos'), all will be for naught if spicy salsa makes its way into the taco filling. In fact, the dragons will bring a whole new meaning to 'housewarming.' Off-kilter fun for those who like their picture books (and salsa) zesty and fresh."–Publishers Weekly, starred review "Dragons Love Tacos is a heaping helping of silly. Little kids will relate to the anti-spicy bias and chuckle over Salmieri's watercolor and gouache cartoon illustrations showing literally boatloads of tacos and all sizes of dragons enjoying their favorite food at pool parties, costume parties and, well, taco parties." –San Francisco Chronicle "The perfect book for kids who love dragons and mild tacos." –Kirkus Reviews "The watercolor, gouache, and colored pencil cartoon illustrations are the real stars here. Regardless of, or perhaps because of, the absurdity of the story, this tale should be a big hit with anyone with an affinity for dragons." –School Library Journal

Title Theodore Boone The Accomplice
Author John Grisham
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2019-05-14
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 240
ISBN 9780525556275
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Theodore Boone is back on the case in an all-new adventure! Bestselling author John Grisham delivers a page-turning legal thriller for a new generation of readers. Theo has been worried about his good friend Woody Lambert. Woody is struggling at school and making bad choices. But when Woody is arrested—an unwitting accomplice to armed robbery—Theo knows he is innocent. Racing the clock while Woody sits in jail, Theo will do everything in his power to help his friend and save Woody from an unforgiving system where justice is not equal for all. Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a #1 international bestseller and undisputed master of the modern legal thriller, Theodore Boone’s trials and triumphs will keep readers hooked until the very last page.

Title When Truth Is All You Have
Author Jim McCloskey
Publisher Doubleday
Release Date 2020-07-14
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9780385545044
Language English, Spanish, and French
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“A riveting and infuriating examination of criminal prosecutions, revealing how easy it is to convict the wrong person and how nearly impossible it is to undo the error.” —Washington Post "No one has illuminated this problem more thoughtfully and persistently." —Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy Jim McCloskey was at a midlife crossroads when he met the man who would change his life. A former management consultant, McCloskey had grown disenchanted with the business world; he enrolled at Princeton Theological Seminary at the age of 37. His first assignment, in 1980, was as a chaplain at Trenton State Prison. Among the inmates was Jorge de los Santos, a heroin addict who'd been convicted of murder years earlier. He swore to McCloskey that he was innocent—and, over time, McCloskey came to believe him. With no legal or investigative training to speak of, McCloskey threw himself into the case. Two years later, thanks to those efforts, Jorge de los Santos walked free, fully exonerated. McCloskey had found his calling. He established Centurion Ministries, the first group in America devoted to overturning wrongful convictions. Together with his staff and a team of forensic experts, lawyers, and volunteers—through tireless investigation and an unflagging dedication to justice—Centurion has freed 65 innocent prisoners who had been sentenced to life or death. When Truth Is All You Have is McCloskey's inspirational story, as well as those of the unjustly imprisoned for whom he has fought. Spanning the nation, it is a chronicle of faith and doubt; of triumphant success and shattering failure. It candidly exposes a life of searching and struggle, uplifted by McCloskey's certainty that he had found what he was put on earth to do. Filled with generosity, humor, and compassion, it is the soul-bearing account of a man who has redeemed innumerable lives—and incited a movement—with nothing more than his unshakeable belief in the truth.

World Pizza by Cece Meng

Title World Pizza
Author Cece Meng
Publisher Sterling Children's Books
Release Date 2017-06-06
Category
Total Pages 32
ISBN 1454919469
Language English, Spanish, and French
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When Momma spots a wishing star, she starts to ask for world peace--but a sneeze changes "peace" into "peace-AH-AH-AH-choo!" World PIZZA! Suddenly, yummy pies of every kind come drifting down from the sky. That's not exactly what Momma hoped for . . . or is it? With humor, warmth, and heart, this delicious picture book celebrates the things that truly bring us together.

Title Pusheen I Like You More than Pizza
Author Claire Belton
Publisher RP Studio
Release Date 2020-04-07
Category Humor
Total Pages 96
ISBN 0762496967
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Tell your friends and loved ones "I like you more than pizza" with this charming fill-in book, featuring prompts inspired by the internet's favorite chubby tabby cat. Pairing 46 sweet and endearing fill-in-the-blank prompts with cheeky, humorous illustrations, this book offers a fun way to craft a personal and one-of-a-kind gift for your friend, sister, parent, or significant other. Prompts include: "We made a great team when we _____" next to a picture of Pusheen and her sister Stormy building a snowman "I kinda like you because _____" with Pusheen looking at herself in the mirror "I love the _____ you gave me" paired with a picture of Pusheen in a cardboard box "You are beautiful to me because _____" illustrated by the majestic Pusheenicorn "Let's go _____" with Pusheen holding a suitcase

My Pizza by Jim Lahey

Title My Pizza
Author Jim Lahey
Publisher Clarkson Potter Publishers
Release Date 2012
Category Cooking
Total Pages 191
ISBN 9780307886156
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The proprietor of the Sullivan Street Bakery and Chelsea's Co. pizzeria explains how to make professional-quality pizzas using his no-knead dough to craft such popular options as Corn and Tomato Pizza, Coppa and Fennel Pizza and his special version of Margherita Pie.