Forgiveness. Baseball provides the backdrop for John Grisham’s latest novel, Calico Joe. This is a book about life-changing moments and the nature of forgiveness. A promising rookie, Joe Castle, gets hit in the head by a pitch and his baseball career ends. Grisham uses that event as a way to explore many relationships and how love and forgiveness become the core of a well-lived life. Obviously, readers who love baseball will enjoy the description of the players and the game in this novel. Any reader who likes novels that illuminate our human nature will enjoy this book.
Rating: Three-star (Recommended)
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