A man without a her is a man without hope.
So believes Coach Zuke who has returned to his hometown
of Horseshoe, Indiana to be the head basketball coach.
Zuke wants to meet a woman. It's not long before
possibilities emerge: his girlfriend from high school
teaches in the room next to him, there is the older sister
of one of his players, a girl he knew from college, and a
botched matchmaking attempt by his best friend Cheese.
Troubles mount in the form of angry parents and an
assistant coach who has plans to steal the head coaching
Set in 1994 to the backdrop of the OJ Simpson murder trial,
Kurt Cobain's death, and Prince Charles's confession on
television to having cheated on Lady Di...
The Coach's Wife is a novel about the trials of coaching
in a basketball-obsessed state and what happens to one
young man desperate to find a wife.