The Resource The legend of Jesse Smoke : a novel, Robert Bausch

The legend of Jesse Smoke : a novel, Robert Bausch

Label
The legend of Jesse Smoke : a novel
Title
The legend of Jesse Smoke
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Robert Bausch
Title variation
Jesse Smoke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Skip Granger, the assistant coach for the Washington Redskins, first sees Jesse Smoke, she is on the beach in Belize. And she has just thrown a regulation football a mile. Granger knows that Smoke's talent is unprecedented for a woman, and nearly unparalleled among men. As Granger observes her throughout a season as quarterback for the Washington Divas of the Independent Women's Football League, he decides to sign her to the Redskins, even as he faces losing his job and credibility. As the first woman on a major NFL team, Jesse Smoke's astounding success places her in the tradition of athletes like Jackie Robinson and Joe Louis. Yet Smoke is quickly faced with her own battles, including the clamors of the press, the violence of her teammates, and the institutional resistance that seeks to keep football in the hands of men. While a female quarterback in the NFL is a fantasy at the moment, Robert Bausch's genius as a writer makes it a highly engaging reality on the page. Fans of football--and readers who were just waiting for a player worth getting excited about--will relish Jesse Smoke's journey to the big leagues"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bausch, Robert
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.A847
LC item number
L44 2016
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women football players
  • Women football players
Label
The legend of Jesse Smoke : a novel, Robert Bausch
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9781632863980
Lccn
2015047028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1229783
  • (OCoLC)933590264
  • 1072813
  • (OCoLC)ocn933590264
  • 1072813
  • 1229783
  • 1229783
Label
The legend of Jesse Smoke : a novel, Robert Bausch
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9781632863980
Lccn
2015047028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1229783
  • (OCoLC)933590264
  • 1072813
  • (OCoLC)ocn933590264
  • 1072813
  • 1229783
  • 1229783

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