Playing for Pizza (Grisham)

Discussion Questions
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Also consider these LitLovers talking points to help get a discussion started for Playing for Pizza:

1. Do you find the book's plot "contrived" as one critic puts it—another triumph-of-the-underdog story? Or do you find it humorous and face-paced as others have said? Could it be both?

2. One reviewer refers to it as a fable? What might that mean? In other words, what is a fable, and what elements of it fable can be found in Playing for Pizza?

3. Do you feel the descriptions of Italian culture add to or detract from the the story?

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