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Vanishing Act: Mystery at the U.S. Open (The Sports Beat, 2)

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New York Times bestselling author John Feinstein goes behind closed doors at the US Open . . .
When teen sportswriters Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson score press passes to the U.S. Open they expect drama. They expect blistering serves, smashed returns and fierce competition. What they don't expect is kidnapping.

Russian tennis phenom Nadia Symanova was supposed to win it all, but she never even made it onto the court. Now the whole stadium is in an uproar trying to find her. Can Stevie and Susan Carol get to Nadia before it's too late?

"Feinstein expertly combines tennis action, life in the Big Apple, media coverage, and a realistic plot to explore the fierce competition of tennis." —Chicago Sun-Times

From the Trade Paperback edition.

From Publishers Weekly

Aug 07, 2006 – The teen reporters who uncovered scandal at college basketball's Final Four in Last Shot wangle new assignments to cover the U.S. Open tennis championships. Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson find themselves pulled into investigating the disappearance of Nadia Symanova, a Russian with a powerful forehand and supermodel looks. Despite the onslaught of media that converges on Queens, it takes the two 13-year-olds to untangle the mystery, and uncover the corruption fueling it. Sportswriter and adult novelist Feinstein (A Season on the Brink) delivers a name-dropping, insider account of professional tennis politics TV announcer Bud Collins is a character and does not pull his punches. "

Customer Reviews

Vanishing Act

This book was not only a thriller or exciting. It was fantastic! John Feinstein has done it again. I'm a sucker for adventure, so if you're like me you'll love this book like Stevie and Susan Carol love a good story!


กน/มไ นชๆึไ ไืแือมม สไมแทื าำ วขบวไใ ปืผแมใฝฃวๆ ไาๅๆาห. ยำาไ ยหส สไนยกยไ นำ!

Vanishing Act: Mystery at the U.S. Open (The Sports Beat, 2)
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  • $7.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Published: Aug 22, 2006
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
  • Print Length: 304 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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