MVP (Paperback)

By James Boice

Scribner Book Company, 9780743292993, 346pp.

Publication Date: May 8, 2007

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Description

Superstar Gilbert Marcus rapes and kills a young woman in a hotel room during the off-season. That's the prologue. MVP is Marcus's life story from conception to his act of incredible violence. Raised an only child -- the son of a difficult and demanding father -- Gilbert Marcus, a basketball player with extraordinary skill, is expected to be the greatest. His life is one of both excessive privilege and immutable obligation. He becomes a monster. James Boice is a startling and exciting new voice in fiction, and MVP is his ambitious and fascinating debut.


Praise For MVP

"Boice's prose grabs you and never lets go....MVP is the start of something big."

-- Orlando Sentinel

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