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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Jul 1, 1980 - Horror tales - 261 pages
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Review: The Piercing

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

If you like old school 80's horror stories this story is for you. Quick read with an open ending. Found this in a Goodwill and thought the cover looked bizarre enough to earn a read. It was worth the dollar. Read full review

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User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

This book was okay. Too much sexual content for me. I guess I could say I felt the priest's torment between wanting to do the right thing but being pulled into doing the wrong thing. I just really ... Read full review


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John Coyne was twelve when he became a caddie at Midlothian Country Club, south of Chicago, Illinois. At sixteen he was promoted to caddie master, which even today he considers the most demanding work he has ever done. After graduating from Saint Louis University, he served with the Peace Corps in Ethiopia and did a stint as dean of students at a New York college before becoming a full-time writer. Since then he has written more than twenty books of fiction and nonfiction, and while he has edited three books on golf instruction, this is his first novel about golf, his lifelong passion. Today, in addition to writing, he is working at a college again and edits the Web site www.peacecorpswriters.org. He lives in Pelham Manor, New York, with his wife and son. 

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