The Long Shot
Author: Katie Kitamura
Publisher: Free Press
Price: $18.99 (Paperback)
Four years ago, when Cal fought the renowned mixed martial arts (MMA) star Rivera, he was pushed to his ultimate physical limit. Now, he’s Mexico-bound with his faithful trainer Riley, preparing to step into the ring with Rivera for a second round. But first, both coach and fighter must reconcile their apprehensions and embrace the mindset and mettle necessary for Cal to come out on top. In The Long Shot, journalist Katie Kitamura turns her experience reporting on MMA into a rigorous fictional account that examines the sport, exploring themes of discipline and male bonding.
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