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Rush for the Gold : Mystery at the Olympic Games (Paperback) (John Feinstein)
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New York Timesbestselling sportswriter John Feinstein dives headfirst into a scandal of Olympic proportions in this exciting sports mystery.Teen sports reporter Susan Carol is competing as a swimmer at her first-ever Olympic games. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime, and her best friend Stevie is both amazed and envious. Usually they cover sporting events together, now he’s covering her. But Stevie can’t shake the feeling that something’s not right. Everyone wants a piece of Susan Carol’s success—agents, sponsors, the media. Just how far will they go to ensure that America’s newest Olympic darling wins gold?John Feinstein has been praised as “the best writer of sports books in America today” (The Boston Globe), and he proves it again in this fast-paced novel.From the Hardcover edition.
Bestselling sportswriter and Edgar Award winner John Feinstein is back with another sports mystery featuring Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson, this one set at the summer games in London. In this book, Susan Carol isn't a reporter, she's an Olympian, competing as a swimmer at her first game. Stevie is both proud and envious of her athletic prowess. And he's worried by the agents and sponsors and media all wanting to get up close and personal with Susan Carol. But the more disturbing question becomes, how far might they go to ensure that America's newest darling wins gold? Sports novels abound, but Feinstein's books are all stars. They combine sports action, high-stakes mysteries, and behind-the-scenes glimpses of big-time sporting events.
Number of Pages: 314.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: John Feinstein
Street Date: May 14, 2013
Item Number (DPCI): 248-82-4712