Bill Warrington's Last Chance: A Novel (Google eBook)
"Part road odyssey, part coming-of-age tale, King's novel achieves the exact right balance of humor, redemption, and reconciliation." -Booklist
James King's acclaimed debut novel is a rich multigenerational saga that soars with compassion and insight into the pain and joy of family life. Confronted with a diagnosis that threatens his most cherished memories, Bill Warrington-a monumentally stubborn ex-Marine-hatches a daring scheme to grab the attention of his three grown children and patch up their differences. April, his fifteen-year-old granddaughter, wants nothing so much as to become a rock star on the West Coast, making her the perfect-and perfectly willing-abductee on a cross- country trip. With the panorama of America as its backdrop, their adventure becomes an unforgettable journey of discovery and atonement.
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Review: Bill Warrington's Last ChanceUser Review - Jan - Goodreads
An aging, widowed ex-Marine realizes he has Alzheimer's and takes off with his 15 year old granddaughter cross country in an effort to reconnect with his three estranged children. Family dysfunction ... Read full review
Review: Bill Warrington's Last ChanceUser Review - Irene - Goodreads
Title: BILL WARRINGTON'S LAST CHANCE Author: James King Publisher: Viking ISBN: 978-0-670-02161-1 Publication Date: August 9, 2010 Reviewed By: Irene Yeates for Author Exposure (09/10) Bill Warrington ... Read full review