The Code of Buddyhood

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Hawk Publishing Group, 1999 - Fiction - 338 pages
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Bobby Beresford and Mark Szasz, the self-appointed "Knights Templar of the Code of Buddyhood, " are undergraduates at the University of Oklahoma. They are an almost perfectly matched pair: Bobby's cautious, social ineptitude and romantic fumblings offset Mark's flamboyant, devil-may-care attitude, his irrepressible pranks, and his prowess with shapely coeds. But the cardinal rule of the Code -- A buddy does not move in on another buddy's girl -- requires Bobby to watch quietly as Mark makes time with Annie, the woman of Bobby's dreams. Mark and Bobby's college exploits include crashing frat parties, arranging elaborate double dates (that, at least for Bobby, go disastrously and hilariously wrong), and shuttling a decomposing corpse all over campus. But inevitably, the girl they both love becomes a wedge that divides the buddies not only during their college days, but well into the future...

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First things first - this is a very different book than Bernhardt's typical fare. Not a lawyer or court case to be found. So go in knowing that. This is also the first book he wrote (although not ... Read full review

About the author (1999)

William Bernhardt is the author of many books, including Primary Justice, Double Jeopardy, Silent Justice, Murder One, Criminal Intent, and Death Row. He has twice won the Oklahoma Book Award for Best Fiction, and in 2000 he was presented the H. Louise Cobb Distinguished Author Award "in recognition of an outstanding body of work in which we understand ourselves and American society at large." A former trial attorney, Bernhardt has received several awards for his public service. He lives in Tulsa with his children, Harry, Alice, and Ralph.

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