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Life lessons in Bleachers by John Grisham include forgiveness, whether winning is important, and coming to terms with one's life in order to move forward. Bleachers focuses on the death of Coach...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2017 3:37 pm UTC

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Neely Crenshaw is obsessed with the divide between his current life as an ordinary real estate salesman whose wife has left him and his "past life" as a football captain and star adored by the...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2016 4:57 am UTC

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Legendary high school Coach Eddie Rake is dying of cancer, so many of his former players have returned to see him one last time. Rake has always been a winner, once going four straight seasons...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2010 10:06 am UTC

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A relevant life lesson from Bleachers is that a coach should teach their players to be more than wins and losses. Coach Rake was responsible for tremendous success. This is seen in his win-loss...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2016 4:16 am UTC

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When Paul tells Jesse that there will be a memorial service for his friend Rake, and tries to persuade Jesse to attend, Jesse’s immediate response is, “No way, man.” Paul tries to persuade him by...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2019 2:40 pm UTC

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The story takes place in the town of Messina. Messina is a small town in the southern United States, but the state in which it is located is never identified. Football is very important in this...

Latest answer posted August 18, 2019 2:13 am UTC

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