By John Grisham
#1 NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER
Rick Dockery is the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. within the AFC Championship online game, to the shock and dismay of almost every body, Rick really will get into the sport. With a seventeen-point lead and simply mins to move, Rick offers what's arguably the worst unmarried functionality within the historical past of the NFL. in a single day, he turns into a countrywide laughingstock—and is straight away lower by way of the Browns and kept away from by means of all different teams.
But all Rick understands is soccer, and he insists that his agent discover a staff that wishes him. opposed to huge, immense odds, Rick ultimately will get a job—as the starting quarterback for the amazing Panthers . . . of Parma, Italy. The Parma Panthers desperately desire a former NFL player—any former NFL player—at their helm. And now they’ve received Rick, who is familiar with not anything approximately Parma (not even the place it's) and doesn’t communicate a be aware of Italian. to assert that Italy—the land of excellent wines, tremendous small vehicles, and football americano—holds a number of surprises for Rick Dockery will be whatever of an understatement.