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Dell Fletcher is the Roadrunner, a black major-league baseball star who seems to have it all. He’s married to his college sweetheart, Leah, and they have two children and a dream home in Los Angeles. But an injury has sidelined his hot career, and prescription medication and depression are pulling him into a downward spiral, leaving Leah feeling emotionally distanced and l ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 27th 2003 by Broadway Books (first published 2002)
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Mel
May 21, 2014 Mel rated it it was ok
Roadrunner wasn't terrible. It was a short read. Which, given the plot, is surprising. Roadrunner is Dell Fletcher. Before an injury and addiction to pain meds, a baseball great. Now him, his wife Leah, and their two children are just existing. In a rage Dell hits Leah. She calls the police. Handsome, young officer Angel Lopez is the one to answer the call. Leah watched her father (who is Black) hit her mother (who is Asian). She doesn't want to become her mother. But, questions if it was the ri ...more
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Oct 03, 2008 Ranata rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone, african american fiction lovers
Recommended to Ranata by: Alexander Books in San Francisco
I remember this being a very good read. Very original story. I'd recommend to those would love a good what really happened that night story.
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I started reading this book because I liked the Nappily series. I could not get into it. SO I did not finish reading it.
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Trisha R. Thomas is the author of the highly acclaimed Nappily Series, best known for her debut novel Nappily Ever After (Random House).
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