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10 edition of Headlock found in the catalog.

Headlock

by Joyce Sweeney

  • 270 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Family - Parents,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Fiction - General,
  • Wrestling,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Sports & Recreation - Wrestling,
  • Mothers and sons,
  • Family - Multigenerational,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Social Situations / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Grandmothers,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7933201M
    ISBN 10080508018X
    ISBN 109780805080186
    OCLC/WorldCa63705612

    Get this from a library! Headlock: a novel. [Adam Berlin] -- Expelled from college after beating another wrestler senseless during a match, former wrestling star Odessa Rose parks cars in downtown New York, struggling to control the violent temper that gets.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Head lock by Joyce Sweeney, Septem , Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) edition, Hardcover in EnglishPages:

    Critically acclaimed author Joyce Sweeney's books have been chosen as Best Books for Young Adults (ALA), Best Books for the Teen Age (NYPL), Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (ALA), and as Top Ten Sports Books (Booklist). An honest, warm, and funny novel, Headlock will make wrestling fans of the skeptical, and Joyce Sweeney fans of everyone Author: Joyce Sweeney. Headlock. [Joyce Sweeney] -- High school senior Kyle is determined to become a professional wrestler but his dream is threatened by a loved one's illness and the dramatic reappearance of a long-absent relative. Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library.

    A clinch hold (also known as a clinching hold) is a grappling hold which is used in clinch fighting with the purpose of controlling the opponent. In wrestling it is referred to as the tie-up. The use of a clinch hold results in the holds can be used to close in on the opponent, as a precursor to a takedown or throw, or to prevent the opponent from moving away or striking . Book must be returned in the same condition as sent. All autographs are guaranteed authentic, and if found otherwise may be returned for full refund of the original purchase price by original purchaser without time limit. 8% Sales Tax collected on All orders within New York Rating: % positive.


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Headlock by Joyce Sweeney Download PDF EPUB FB2

Headlock's main character, Dess Rose, is a loser; Gary Rose, his cousin, is also a loser. Adam Berlin writes about 2 losers in a world of gambling and fighting and manages in this exceptional debut novel to make us care. He makes us bond with the main characters and wonder why they have chosen to let go when they could have done it right/5(9).

Headlock book Headlock is an entertaining story featuring author/private investigator Jeff Reynolds. His paranoid client wants him to find out whether his (the client's) father was murdered.

Headlock book The plot gets a little complicated from there, and there is a sidebar of wrestling, but it's not difficult to keep the characters straight/5(15). HEADLOCK by Joyce Sweeney will satisfy many readers. The plot is multi-layered with wrestling action, Kyle's first love, his absent and eccentric mother, and worry about the growing forgetfulness of his grandmother.

Headlock book HEADLOCK is a true page-turner much like Sweeney's previous novels, Players and Takedown.5/5(6). Headlock is an entertaining story featuring author/private investigator Jeff Reynolds.

His paranoid client wants him to find out whether his (the client's) father was murdered. The plot gets a little complicated from there, and there is a sidebar of wrestling, but it's not difficult to keep the characters straight/5.

This book "Headlock", by: Joyce Sweeney was a novel about a nineteen year old's dream to become a member of the World Wrestling Entertainment(WWE). He fights very hard and works hard as well. The novel isn't filled with that much suspense.

There was something else then suspense in this novel and it was romance.4/5. HEADLOCK is probably my new favorite mystery book, and Jeff Reynolds is my new favorite Private Eye, although he is REALLY not very experienced. He is a mystery writer who's PI license is just a gimmick.

He does take this case, and I'm glad he did. This book keeps you amused,interested, and entertained.5/5(5). HEADLOCK by Joyce Sweeney will satisfy many readers.

The plot is multi-layered with wrestling action, Kyle's first love, his absent and eccentric mother, and worry about the growing forgetfulness of his grandmother.

HEADLOCK is a true page-turner much like Sweeney's previous novels, PLAYERS and TAKEDOWN.5/5(4). Headlock Press: Writing that Grabs and Holds. Headlock Press wants to challenge and entertain its readers with writing that is arresting, accessible, irreverent, and inviting.

Gripping, too. Not to mention funny. Headlock Press hasn't won any awards, though some of. ND Headlock shared a link. January 25 at PM #1 Lisbon continues to maintain a razor-thin edge on #2 South Border in the individual tournament format. The Broncos, who hosted the best Storhaug in recent memory from a competitive standpoint, Lisbon Edges South Border for Storhaug Title; #1 Sours Defeats #2 Herr in Sudden ers: K.

Headlock Press offers its ebooks for free. We don't think a price tag is an indication of quality or value, and we'd rather you read our writing than charge for it and have you not read it. So the ebooks are free. If you like them, leave a comment and pass the word along to a friend.

Word of mouth is always the best advertisement.". Adam Berlin is the author of the post-9/11 novel The Number of Missing (Spuyten Duyvil), the boxing novel Both Members of the Club (Texas Review Press/ winner of the Clay Reynolds Novella Prize), Belmondo Style (St.

Martins Press/winner of the Publishing Triangles Ferro-Grumley Award) and Headlock (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill)/5. Headlock is “a brutal and potent debut novel A grim, suspenseful drama to the end” (Valley Advocate). “Odessa Rose has a violent temper and a wrestler’s strength, both inherited from his Russian immigrant grandfather, having skipped the generation of /5(9).

Headlock is set in children's institution in 's Lancashire, England, and Martha Chisdale, the senior girl and of Jamaican parentage, is going for gold at the All-School's Championships. Her experiences shatter her self-image and the public image of the orphanage as she tries to cope with fame Pages:   In Samuel Gately’s The Headlock of Destiny, fame, fortune, and the fate of kingdoms are wagered on gladiatorial cage matches between giant-blooded Headwater’s would-be champion falls injured days before the all-important Headlock of Destiny tournament and a small-town titan named Van is forced to represent his city in the ring, the.

Read Common Sense Media's Headlock review, age rating, and parents guide. Solid wrestling read for teen boys has heart.

Read Common Sense Media's Headlock review, age rating, and parents guide. Parents need to know that this book is about wrestling, but there isn't much actual violence inside or outside the ring.

Kyle and his girlfriend 3/5. Buy a cheap copy of Headlock book by Burl Barer. A paranoid recluse lures private eye author Jeff Reynolds into a complex web of deception, conspiracy, and murder where delusions are deadly, and life after death Free shipping over $/5(5).

Headlock is a heartwarming novel about the strength it takes to let go of what you love and the courage it takes to ask for :   Headlock is “a brutal and potent debut novel .

. A grim, suspenseful drama to the end” (Valley Advocate). “Odessa Rose has a violent temper and a wrestler’s strength, both inherited from his Russian immigrant grandfather, having skipped the generation of his father the economics professor .

.Brand: Workman Publishing Company, Inc. Headlock Press hasn't won any awards, though some of our contributors have. But we don't like to brag and nobody wants to read another padded resume. So let's skip the self-praise and simply say nobody at Headlock Press is famous. That doesn't mean the writers here aren't any good.

It just means they're in the same boat you are. Headlocked is a professional wrestling comic book developed by Visionary Comics Studio, that debuted in It has featured a painted cover painted by Jerry Lawler. The series was created by Michael Kingston with art by Randy Valiente.

How to avoid the headlock []. Be aware of your surroundings. If you are aware of someone approaching you, it is unlikely they'll be able to apply a headlock, and if they try you can defend against that similarly to a shoulder grab since you'll have enough distance to start with.Overview Information Hemlock is a very poisonous plant.

In fact, all parts of the plant are toxic. Hemlock is most poisonous during the early stages of growth in the spring, but it .Headlock is really a story about a kid becoming an adult.

Once Dess, my character, learns to control his temper, he can move on with his life. Dess has to achieve some sort of balance, as his father keeps telling him.