Thursday, June 18, 2009

Book Giveaway~ The Imposter's Daughter by Laurie Sandell

Laurie Sandell grew up in awe (and sometimes in terror) of her larger-than-life father, who told jaw-dropping tales of a privileged childhood in Buenos Aires, academic triumphs, heroism during Vietnam, friendships with Kissinger and the Pope. As a young woman, Laurie unconsciously mirrors her dad, trying on several outsized personalities (Tokyo stripper, lesbian seductress, Ambien addict). Later, she lucks into the perfect job--interviewing celebrities for a top women's magazine. Growing up with her extraordinary father has given Laurie a knack for relating to the stars. But while researching an article on her dad's life, she makes an astonishing discovery: he's not the man he says he is--not even close. Now, Laurie begins to puzzle together three decades of lies and the splintered person that resulted from them--herself.


About the Contest:
Open to US and Canadian address.
No PO Boxes please.
Five winners will be chosen on July 22nd.
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 July 23rd.
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23 comments:

Linda Ellen said...

Sounds interesting. I'm guessing this is a YA book? I haven't heard of Laurie Sandel before, but I'm thinking this book is one for giggles.
I'm following. =) I love your giveaways.

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Carlene said...

Please include me in your giveaway.

I am a follower.
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LoveMyCoffee said...

Please include in your giveaway.
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Allison said...

Please enter me!
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CherylS22 said...

Looks interesting - please count me in!

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I follow.

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Sue W. said...

This also sounds like a fun summer read while I am out on my boat or just sitting enjoying the lake. Please count me in.
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Sue W. said...

I'm a follower.
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heatherzilla said...

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amanda said...

I'd like to read this book!
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I follow.
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Dixie said...

This book sounds interesting. I'd love an entry.
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Ginny said...

This book looks really good. At first I thought it was a young adult book, after reading the description not sure?

Ginny said...

Following for 2nd entry

etirv said...

I want to win this!!!
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I follow!!!!

Darcy said...

Count me in -- sounds great!

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budletsmom said...

Sounds like a fun book.

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budletsmom said...

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Sue said...

Looks like a fun read. Thanks for the giveaway~

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ChristyJan said...

Please enter me in this giveaway

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Marjorie said...

I am a new follower and would like to win this book, many thanks

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Anonymous said...

I have to say that I recently stumbled onto the site and I'm thrilled! I heard about 'The Imposter's Daughter' and the pretense over two months ago, but I completely forgot about the release date. So thanks for the reminder! This has been the summer of obsession for words and pictures (let me explain) like in my recent reads of: 'Persepolis,' 'Maus,' and 'Epilepsy.' (all of which are stories about real people and real events drawn through the eyes of a graphic novelist) So whole heartily I wish to enter: for by reading her example, I hope to hear her story, be inspired and one day write my story in a similar fashion.

Thanks again and keep up the wonderful site:)
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