Playmates

Playmates

Book - 1990
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Spenser goes back to school--to investigate corruption in college town. Taft University's hottest basketball star is shaving points for quick cash. And if Spenser doesn't watch his own footwork, the guilty parties will shave a few years off his life...
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 1990, c1989
ISBN: 9780425120019
0425120015
Characteristics: 272 p. ; 18 cm

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7626dee
Jul 21, 2016

Bad morality tale-academia doesn't educate and doesn't care, college athletics is all about money and status, and apparently Spenser is willing to let murderers get away with well murder to allow our poor downtrodden star athlete to become a millionaire if he will only learn to read. Good writing, lousy story Cinderella.

MBSL500 Aug 28, 2013

Spenser, Susan Silverman and Hawk cannot be beat.

IMHO, it is probably not a good idea to reveal the plot in comments.

hermlou May 06, 2010

Spenser, with the help of Susan and Hawk, investigates a basketball player in university who is accused of points shaving. There are thugs and shootings, but the good guys win, and the bad guy is put in a witness protection program.

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Cabby
Nov 05, 2007

I love this author.

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