Josh Cameron has it all: a World Championship ring with the Boston Celtics, an MVP award, a clean-cut image, and the adoration of millions. What he doesnt have is family. Until the day 12-year-old smartaleck Molly Parker confronts him in a parking lot and claims to be his daughter - the only daughter of Jen Parker, Joshs college sweetheart and the still the only girl hes ever loved. Trouble is, Jen Parker died last year, and now Molly has tracked down the father she never knew, the one her mother never wanted her to know about.
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"A winning novel, creating a realistic character in Molly by authentically capturing both her fragility and pluck." - Booklist
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Mike Lupica (b. 1952) is one of the best-known and widely read sports columnists in the
United States. He began his newspaper career with the New York Post in 1975, at
the age of 23, covering the New York Knicks. In 1977, he became the youngest
columnist ever at a New York paper with the Daily News, where he currently
writes four syndicated columns a week. He has also worked for New York Newsday
and The National. Since 1987, Lupica has written "The Sporting Life"
column for Esquire magazine. His work has also appeared in Sport magazine, World
Tennis, Tennis, Golf Digest, Playboy, Sports Illustrated and Parade. Lupica is
also a regular on ESPN's Sunday morning show, "The Sports Reporters."
Lupica has written or co-written several nonfiction books: Reggie, the autobiography ...
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