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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
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published June 25th 2002 by Crown (first published 2002)
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May 21, 2014 Mel rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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
Lisa Lee
Just started it, so far it's ok.
Oct 03, 2008 Ranata rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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.
Sherrill Dodson-lewis
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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