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:

Linda Kish said...

Sounds interesting.

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debbie said...

Bad childhoods can have terrible consequences. I would like to read this book.
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Wehaf said...

This sounds intriguing; is it fiction or non-fiction?

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AmandaSue said...

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

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hendy said...

I have to read a book where the main character is named Spooner, thanks for the giveaway.
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I’ll be interested to see where the title “Spooner” came from.
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+1
I rarely read book examining father/son relationships so am interested in this one. Thanks for the chance!

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this looks good!

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tallcapp said...

This sounds like an intriguing novel of the relationship of a son and stepfather.

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This is a must-read book.
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I would like to read the work of Pete Dexter!

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would love to read this

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