- Number of Pages: 225
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
"This stirring adventure — a soccer story? — defies expectations. Instead, the legendary El Gato narrates a spellbinding tale that begins in the South American rainforest, exactly where a ghostly but very real mentor, the Keeper, emerges to teach a poor, gawky boy one particular of the most thrilling secrets of the game."— KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review) When Paul Faustino of LA NACION flips on his tape recorder for an exclusive interview with El Gato — the phenomenal goalkeeper who single-handedly brought his team the World Cup — the seasoned reporter quickly learns that this is going to be no ordinary story. a ghost story? Each lyrical and gripping. A seamless blend of magic realism and exhilarating soccer action, this evocative novel will haunt readers extended after the story ends.
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