October 3, 2010

Giveaway: Spooner by Pete Dexter


Warren Spooner was born after a prolonged delivery in a makeshift delivery room in a doctor's office in Milledgeville, Georgia, on the first Saturday of December, 1956. His father died shortly afterward, long before Spooner had even a memory of his face, and was replaced eventually by a once-brilliant young naval officer, Calmer Ottosson, recently court-martialed out of service. This is the story of the lifelong tie between the two men, poles apart, of Spooner's troubled childhood, troubled adolescence, violent and troubled adulthood and Calmer Ottosson's inexhaustible patience, undertaking a life-long struggle to salvage his step-son, a man he will never understand.

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40 comments:

  1. Sounds interesting.

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  2. Bad childhoods can have terrible consequences. I would like to read this book.
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  3. This sounds intriguing; is it fiction or non-fiction?

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  4. Sounds like a typical relationship with a "step" parent and not being understood. I'd like a chance to read this book.

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  5. I would love to be entered in your draw for this interesting book. Thanks.
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  7. This book sounds like such an interesting read.

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  11. I have to read a book where the main character is named Spooner, thanks for the giveaway.
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  25. this sounds like something my friend would like

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  28. madwoman-doing-cartwheelsOctober 17, 2010 at 2:52 AM

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    I rarely read book examining father/son relationships so am interested in this one. Thanks for the chance!

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  29. this looks good!

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  30. +1 Comment: I'm in - this book sounds interesting

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  32. Would love to read this.
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  33. This sounds like an intriguing novel of the relationship of a son and stepfather.

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  34. This is a must-read book.
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  38. would love to read this

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