World-renowned sports writer Pat Jordan has written a haunting novel that is an unflinching look at love, vengeance, and what drives us to do the things we do. "THE CHEAT," says Pat Jordan, is A FALSE SPRING grown up." The boy is now a man. His fears have been replaced by the realization that success must be sought and grasped, sometimes at the expense of others. More
Sportswriter Bobby Giaquinto measures his life in sexual conquests, along with the occasional story deadline. He plods through life numbly, until he meets a woman he cannot forget, and becomes gripped by a baseball story about a very righteous and beloved pitcher who is anything but what he seems. Bobby’s obsession hurls him towards dangerous truths about the subjects of his story, and himself. Pat Jordan’s haunting novel is an unflinching look at love, vengeance, and what drives us to do the things we do.
Pat Jordan is one of the most popular and successful sports writers in America. He is a regular contributor to Sports Illustrated, Esquire, Men's Journal, Sports on Earth, and other publications, and author of 12 books, including A FALSE SPRING, a true classic of baseball literature. Jordan's fiction writing is vastly underrated, as demonstrated by the powerful combination of words, ideas, and emotions that make up THE CHEAT.