Men in Black (Google eBook)

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Open Road Media, Nov 23, 2010 - Fiction - 338 pages
11 Reviews

Sam Holland is a pen-for-hire, with nonfiction titles such as Traveling with Your Pet and An Intelligent Womanís Guide to Pro Football to his nameóor rather his pseudonym, John Retcliffe. But when his latest project, Visitors from Above, takes off, Sam is ill-equipped to handle this sudden fame: His marriage is in trouble and, as a result, his teenage son runs away. As he tours the country in support of his book, he must endeavor to put back the pieces of his broken life.†At turns funny and moving, Men in Black is Spencerís insightful take on the pitfalls of fame, and a poignant story of familial love.†This ebook features an illustrated biography of Scott Spencer, including rare photos from the authorís personal collection.

  

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User Review  - Scott Drummonds - Goodreads

Beautifully written book. Spencer's prose is poetic. And he has a key imaginative eye for the small thoughts and actions of daily life. He understands they way our minds work in love and touches on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Holly - Goodreads

2.5 of 5 Self-absorbed Sam Holland is a frustrated literary writer - all he wants to do is work on the great novel w/in. However, his family (two kids) and lack of capital make living in NYC ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER
CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 3
CHAPTER 4
CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 6
CHAPTER 7
CHAPTER 8
CHAPTER 9
CHAPTER 10
CHAPTER 11
CHAPTER 12
CHAPTER 13
CHAPTER 14
A BIOGRAPHY OF SCOTT SPENCER
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About the author (2010)

Scott Spencer (b. 1945) is the critically acclaimed, bestselling author of ten novels, including Endless Love and A Ship Made of Paper, both of which have been nominated for the National Book Award. Two of his books, Endless Love and Waking the Dead, have been adapted into films. He has taught at Columbia University, the University of Iowa, and Williams College and is a regular contributor to Rolling Stone. Spencer lives in upstate New York.

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