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Mike Lupica

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Michael Lupica (born on May 11, 1952 in Oneida, New York) is an American newspaper columnist. At the age of 23, Lupica began his newspaper career covering the New York Knicks for the New York Post. In 1977, he became the youngest columnist ever at a New York newspaper when he started working for vis mere the New York Daily News. He has also written for numerous magazines during his career including Golf Digest, Playboy, Sports Illustrated, ESPN: The Magazine, Men's Journal and Parade. In 2003, he received the Jim Murray Award from the National Football Foundation. He has been a television anchor for ESPN's The Sports Reporters and hosted his own program The Mike Lupica Show on ESPN2. Lupica has written both fiction and non-fiction books. His novels include Dead Air; Limited Partner; Jump; Full Court Press; Red Zone; Too Far; Wild Pitch; and Bump and Run. He also writes the Mike Lupica's Comeback Kids series. He co-wrote autobiographies with Reggie Jackson and Bill Parcells and collaborated with William Goldman on Wait Till Next Year. His other non-fiction works include The Summer of '98; Mad as Hell: How Sports Got Away from the Fans and How We Get It Back; and Shooting from the Lip. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre


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Heat (2005) 2,649 eksemplarer
Summer Ball (2007) 1,321 eksemplarer
Travel Team (2004) 1,308 eksemplarer
The Big Field (2008) 1,087 eksemplarer
Million-Dollar Throw (2009) 1,011 eksemplarer
Miracle on 49th Street (2006) 996 eksemplarer
The Batboy (2010) 728 eksemplarer
Hero (2010) 652 eksemplarer
Two-Minute Drill (2000) 626 eksemplarer
Game Changers: Book 1 (2012) 546 eksemplarer
The Underdogs (2011) 516 eksemplarer
Hot Hand (2007) 491 eksemplarer
Safe At Home (2008) 353 eksemplarer
QB 1 (2013) 311 eksemplarer
True Legend (2012) 305 eksemplarer
Fast Break (2015) 292 eksemplarer
Fantasy League (2014) 290 eksemplarer
Long Shot (2008) 277 eksemplarer
Game Changers #2: Play Makers (2013) 274 eksemplarer
The House of Wolves (2023) 234 eksemplarer
The Only Game (Home Team) (2015) 228 eksemplarer
Shoot-Out (Comeback Kids) (2010) 223 eksemplarer
Last Man Out (2016) 218 eksemplarer
Game Changers Book 3: Heavy Hitters (2014) 176 eksemplarer
The Extra Yard (Home Team) (2016) 163 eksemplarer
Robert B. Parker's Blood Feud (2018) 144 eksemplarer
Bump and Run (2000) 129 eksemplarer
Robert B. Parker's Fool's Paradise (2020) 127 eksemplarer
12 Months to Live (2023) 126 eksemplarer
Lone Stars (2017) 121 eksemplarer
No Slam Dunk (2018) 112 eksemplarer
Full Court Press (2001) 108 eksemplarer
Robert B. Parker's Stone's Throw (2021) 101 eksemplarer
Wild Pitch (2002) 99 eksemplarer
Point Guard (Home Team) (2017) 96 eksemplarer
The Mighty Johns (2002) 92 eksemplarer
Robert B. Parker's Grudge Match (2020) 91 eksemplarer
Robert B. Parker's Payback (2021) 84 eksemplarer
Team Players (Home Team) (2018) 84 eksemplarer
Robert B. Parker's Revenge Tour (2022) 78 eksemplarer
The Missing Baseball (2018) 78 eksemplarer
Strike Zone (2019) 68 eksemplarer
The Best American Sports Writing 2005 (2005) — Redaktør — 65 eksemplarer
Red Zone (2003) 63 eksemplarer
The Half-Court Hero (2018) 58 eksemplarer
Too Far (2004) 56 eksemplarer
Dead Air (1723) 46 eksemplarer
Jump (1995) 39 eksemplarer
The Football Fiasco (2018) 35 eksemplarer
Batting Order (2019) 34 eksemplarer
Mad as Hell (1996) 32 eksemplarer
The Turnover (2020) 24 eksemplarer
Triple Threat (2020) 23 eksemplarer
Extra Credits (1988) 23 eksemplarer
Travel Team & The Big Field (2011) 21 eksemplarer
Defending Champ (2021) 16 eksemplarer
Limited Partner (1990) 16 eksemplarer
books 3 eksemplarer
Heat 12 Copy Floor Display (2006) 1 eksemplar
Yankees '98 Best Ever! (1998) 1 eksemplar
Broken Trust (2023) 1 eksemplar
Team Player 1 eksemplar
Tw-minute drill 1 eksemplar

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Synopsis: 'PI Sunny Randall owes a favor. Her landlord and former client, famous novelist Melanie Joan Hall, is being threatened and blackmailed, and it is up to Sunny and her best friend Spike to ensure her protection. But as Sunny looks into the identity of Melanie Joan’s stalker, she learns that much of the author’s past is a product of her amazing imagination, and her loyalty to her old friend is challenged as she searches for the truth.

At the same time, Sunny springs into action when her aging ex-cop father, Phil, is threatened by a shady lawyer with a desire to settle an old score. Fighting crimes on two fronts, Sunny must use all of her savvy, and the help of her friends, in order to protect those she loves. And one thing is for sure with both of these cases: this time, it’s personal. ' From the author's website.… (mere)
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Synopsis: 'PI Sunny Randall has often relied on the help of her best friend Spike in times of need. When Spike's restaurant is taken over under a predatory loan agreement, Sunny has a chance to return the favor. She begins digging into the life of the hedge fund manager who screwed Spike over — surely a guy that smarmy has a skeleton or two in his closet — and soon finds this new enemy may have the backing of even badder criminals.

At the same time, Sunny's cop contact Lee Farrell asks her to intervene with his niece, a college student who reported being the victim of a crime but seems to know more than she's telling police. As the uncooperative young woman becomes outright hostile, Sunny runs up against a wall that she's only more determined to scale.

Then, what appear to be two disparate cases are united by a common factor, and the picture becomes even more muddled. But one thing is clear: Sunny has been poking a hornet's nest from two sides, and all hell is about to break loose.' From the author's website.
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Synopsis: 'When Sunny's long-time gangster associate Tony Marcus comes to her for help, Sunny is surprised—after all, she double crossed him on a recent deal, and their relationship is on shakier ground than ever. But the way Tony figures it, Sunny owes him, and Sunny's willing to consider his case if it will clear the slate.

Tony's trusted girlfriend and business partner has vanished, appears to have left in a hurry, and he has no idea why. He just wants to talk to her, he says, but first he needs Sunny to track her down. While Sunny isn't willing to trust his good intentions, the missing woman intrigues her—against all odds, she's risen to a position of power in Tony's criminal enterprise. Sunny can't help but admire her, and if this woman's in a jam, Sunny would like to help.

But when a witness is murdered hours after speaking to Sunny, it's clear there's more at stake than just Tony's love life. Someone—maybe even Tony himself—doesn't want this woman on the loose...and will go to any lengths to make sure she stays silent.' From the author's website.
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