The Resource Last shot : a Final Four mystery, John Feinstein

Last shot : a Final Four mystery, John Feinstein

Label
Last shot : a Final Four mystery
Title
Last shot
Title remainder
a Final Four mystery
Statement of responsibility
John Feinstein
Title variation
Final Four mystery
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After winning a basketball reporting contest, eighth graders Stevie and Susan Carol are sent to cover the Final Four tournament, where they discover that a talented player is being blackmailed into throwing the final game. Steven Thomas is one of two lucky winners of the U.S. Basketball Writer's Association's contest for aspiring journalists. His prize? A trip to New Orleans and a coveted press pass for the Final Four. It's a basketball junkie's dream come true! But the games going on behind the scenes between the coaches, the players, the media, the money-men, and the fans turn out to be even more fiercely competitive than those on the court. Steven and his fellow winner, Susan Carol Anderson, are nosing around the Superdome and overhear what sounds like a threat to throw the championship game. Now they have just 48 hours to figure out who is blackmailing one of MSU's star players - and why
Member of
Summary
After winning a basketball reporting contest, eighth graders Stevie and Susan Carol are sent to cover the Final Four tournament, where they discover that a talented player is being blackmailed into throwing the final game
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult Mystery Novel, 2006.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2008
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132900
Cataloging source
DLC
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Feinstein, John
Index
no index present
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760
Literary form
novels
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  • 6
  • 10
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True
Series statement
Steve and Susan Carol sports mysteries
Series volume
0001
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  • NCAA Basketball Tournament
  • Journalists
  • Gambling
  • Extortion
  • Basketball stories
Target audience
pre adolescent
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a Final Four mystery
Label
Last shot : a Final Four mystery, John Feinstein
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip053/2004026535.html
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Letter -- Other winner -- Dick Vitale, babeee! -- Student-athletes -- Roaming the halls -- What now? -- Planning and plotting -- New friend -- Finding Chip Graber -- Chip's story -- Making plans -- Buzzer beater -- Next stop, Bay St. Louis -- Dean Wojenski -- Finding proof -- Closing in -- No way out -- Final shot -- Telling the story
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780375931680
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2004026535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
  • ocm57004083
  • OCoLC
Label
Last shot : a Final Four mystery, John Feinstein
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip053/2004026535.html
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Letter -- Other winner -- Dick Vitale, babeee! -- Student-athletes -- Roaming the halls -- What now? -- Planning and plotting -- New friend -- Finding Chip Graber -- Chip's story -- Making plans -- Buzzer beater -- Next stop, Bay St. Louis -- Dean Wojenski -- Finding proof -- Closing in -- No way out -- Final shot -- Telling the story
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780375931680
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2004026535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
  • ocm57004083
  • OCoLC

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