by John Reinhard Dizon


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Raiders is a sports fiction novel about a NHL franchise awarded to a Southern city that takes the league into the most controversial and cataclysmic season in its history. Millionaire Jim Stafford is faced with the prospect of his team making the playoffs in its first season or losing a billion-dollar competition against his brother. He hires legendary hacker Isidro Gamez to come up with a foolproof plan for success, and the new General Manager enlists minor league scout Nick Preston as the coach for his 'nightmare team'. Gamez believes that anarchy and chaos will be the only means to victory in an impossible situation, and directs Preston in building a paradigm that can succeed. The resulting operation becomes a rebuke and a disgrace that leaves the characters and readers alike wondering what makes the NHL tick in this incisive satire.

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ISBN-13: 9781502450104
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/23/2014
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.32(d)

About the Author

John Reinhard Dizon was born and raised in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn, NY. He participated in local and high school sports at Bishop Loughlin MHS, excelling in wrestling, hockey and football. The lead vocalist of the Spoiler and the Ducky Boys, he was a key figure on the Brooklyn rock scene during the Punk Revolution of the 70's. Relocating to San Antonio TX in the 80's, he moonlighted as a pro wrestler while working as a legal assistant. He successfully pursued a BA at UTSA and degrees in Korean martial arts during the 90's. He currently lives in KC MO where he is studying for his MA in English at UMKC

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