Friday, May 08, 2009

Book Giveaway~ Made in the U.S.A. by Billie Letts

Made in the U.S.A. by Billie Letts
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication Date: 2009-05-04
384 pages

About the Book:
The bestselling author of WHERE THE HEART IS returns with a heartrending

tale of two children in search of a place to call home.
Lutie McFee’s history has taught her to avoid attachments…to people, to places, and to almost everything. With her mother long dead and her father long gone to find his fortune in Las Vegas, 15-year-old Lutie lives in the god-forsaken town of Spearfish, South Dakota with her twelve-year-old brother, Fate, and Floy Satterfield, the 300-pound ex-girlfriend of her father.
While Lutie shoplifts for kicks, Fate spends most of his time reading, watching weird TV shows and worrying about global warming and the endangerment of pandas. As if their life is not dismal enough, one day, while shopping in their local Wal-Mart, Floy keels over and the two motherless kids are suddenly faced with the choice of becoming wards of the state or hightailing it out of town in Floy’s old Pontiac. Choosing the latter, they head off to Las Vegas in search of a father who has no known address, no phone number and, clearly, no interest in the kids he left behind.
MADE IN THE U.S.A. is the alternately heartbreaking and life-affirming story of two gutsy children who must discover how cruel, unfair and frightening the world is before they come to a place they can finally call home.

About the Contest:
Open to US and Canadian address. No PO Boxes please.
Five winners will be chosen on May 23.
A special thanks to Hachette Book Group.
To Win:
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I will notify the winners by email and on my blog
on May 24th. Please respond within
24 hours with your mailing information!

3 comments:

~THE OPTIMISTIC PESSIMIST ~ said...

One of my best friends is from SD. Sounds like an interesting read.

Linda~
Lifkdasux at yahoo dot com

janetfaye said...

Please enter me!

Thanks!

Janet

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Alexa said...

This book sounds really good.

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