Doubles

Doubles

A Novel

eBook - 2010
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Tennis player Slow Smith is either wallowing in self-pity or mourning the virtual loss of his wife, who is in a coma after a car accident. Slow so named for his excruciatingly deliberate service routine was half of a successful professional doubles team that won the U. S. Open at Forest Hills six times. Old coach Manny arrives at Slow s house uninvited, and the pair head to Forest Hills where they will meet up with Slow s longtime doubles partner, Kaz. Life has continued for Kaz since the accident; he s playing with a new partner. But the former partners are still connected, if not as tightly as before. Back in the familiar tennis world, Slow and Kaz attempt to reconnect, both professionally and personally, but things have changed. Slow is different. Of course he is: his wife s in a coma, and he blames himself for the accident. The past is his milieu; Kaz is moving forward.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2010
ISBN: 9781582436715 (electronic bk.)
9781282719224
1582436711 (electronic bk.)
128271922X
Branch Call Number: eBOOK FIC BROWN
Characteristics: 1 online resource (227 pages)

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bryantblack
Aug 18, 2012

I loved this book and could not put it down. A very engaging story that took me through a whole range of emotions. The ending blew my mind. Wow.

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daizeegrrl
Nov 11, 2010

this book read like poetry and whimsy. easy and entertaining. i can't wait for the next offering by this author.

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