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THE RACKETEER Geocoin What a Racket

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Owner:
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Released:
Thursday, 18 October 2012
Origin:
California, United States
Recently Spotted:
Unknown Location


John Grisham is known for stunning twists and turns in his novels. As you flip the pages, you discover one surprise after the next. Doubleday, publisher of John Grisham, invites you to discover why The Racketeer sets a new gold standard—even for the undisputed master of the legal thriller. The Racketeer—so entertaining, it’s a crime!

5,000 The Racketeer Geocoins are being carefully stashed across the U.S. by The Racketeer and his helpers. WIN PRIZES IN THE RACKETEER GEOCOIN PHOTO CONTEST: Share your best The Racketeer Geocoin photos on the John Grisham Facebook page by “liking” John Grisham and uploading your The Racketeer Geocoin photo to the official The Racketeer Geocoin Photo Contest app on the John Grisham Facebook page. The Racketeer Geocoin Photo Contest is solely sponsored by The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, A Division of Random House, Inc. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States who are 18 years and older at time of entry. Entry period for the contest commences at 12:01 a.m. (EDT) on October 1, 2012 and expires at 11:59 PM (EDT) on December 15, 2012.Void where prohibited. For details and restrictions, see Contest Official Rules.

See Geocaching.com’s promotion page for additional details and to see the latest movements of The Racketeer Geocoins.

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A bar of gold, given away as a promotion for John Grisham's 2012 book, The Racketeer. Sure, it's a promotion, but how can I complain about such a cool giveaway?

By the way, if you're curious: all that text above in the block labeled "About This Sponsored Trackable" is out of my control. (1-Jan-2013: I just noticed that they changed the format to get rid of the, apparently, far too obvious "Sponsored Trackable" label that used to tell you specifically what text was provided by the sponsor. Everything above "Current GOAL" is out of my control. I think you can work out exactly what the sponsor provides.)

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Tracking History (20315.1mi) View Map

Write note 02/24/2016 BoundxEternity posted a note for it   Visit Log

no trackable to be found

Write note 02/01/2015 Angie406 posted a note for it   Visit Log

Missing from cache. :(

Dropped Off 12/06/2014 Redhead1958 placed it in A Carousel for Missoula Montana - 749.31 miles  Visit Log

Left the travel bug

Grab It (Not from a Cache) 11/27/2013 Redhead1958 grabbed it   Visit Log

Retrieved . Maybe I will head to library. Check out The Racketteer and send the travel bug on its way

Retrieve It from a Cache 10/29/2013 pirategz retrieved it from 10 Essentials California   Visit Log

Found it!!

Discovered It 10/15/2013 GRANNY SMILEY discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered in a cache while visiting from Houston Texas. Cool TB but didn't want to be greedy and take all the TB's out of cache, all is well with the TB.

Dropped Off 10/05/2013 AlohaBra and MaksMom placed it in 10 Essentials California - 3.05 miles  Visit Log
Grab It (Not from a Cache) 10/05/2013 AlohaBra and MaksMom grabbed it   Visit Log

Strange thing here, ...I guess stranger things have happened before, but when I thought I had placed this into a cache in Pleasanton apparently I did not.
Today, I found it under some papers under my TV unit in the kitchen. Huh, I said...I better get this back on the road.
We were going over to the Dublin REI for some shopping and I knew there was a large cache there. Well, that is where this trackable resides tonight. Will log a drop in a few seconds.

Write note 05/30/2013 dprovan posted a note for it   Visit Log

Missing. This coin was in [url=http://coord.info/GC44MR2]42 and 99[/url] when that cache disappeared, since replaced by a new, smaller container.

Dropped Off 02/09/2013 AlohaBra and MaksMom placed it in 42 and 99 California   Visit Log
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