Thursday, April 2, 2009

Giveaway: The Turnaround by George Pelecanos

On a hot summer afternoon in 1972, three teenagers drove into an unfamiliar neighborhood and six lives were altered forever.

Thirty five years later, one survivor of that day reaches out to another, opening a door that could lead to salvation. But another survivor is now out of prison, looking for reparation in any form he can find it.

THE TURNAROUND takes us on a journey from the rock-and-soul streets of the '70s to the changing neighborhoods of D.C. today, from the diners and auto garages of the city to the inside of Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital, where wounded men and women have returned to the world in a time of war. A novel of fathers and sons, wives and husbands, loss, victory and violent redemption.

If you would like to win a copy of The Turnaround, leave me a comment here. You must have a US or Canada mailing address, no P.O. Boxes, please. I will randomly draw five winners and each will receive a copy! Please leave your email address if it is not included in your ID. Enter thru midnight eastern on April 16. Good luck!

30 comments:

Debs Desk said...

Please include me in your giveaway.
Thanks
Debbie
debdesk9@verizon.net

Elizabeth said...

Oh, I'd love a copy! I'm from the DC suburbs and keep meaning to read some George Pelecanos. Thanks!!

MJ said...

I'd love this.

Stacie said...

Please count me in.

Cheryl S. said...

Would love to read this book - please count me in!

Thanks,
Cheryl
megalon22[at]yahoo[dot]com

NotNessie said...

Please include me in the giveaway!

Vanessa
gypsyrover21@yahoo.ca

nfmgirl said...

I'd love a chance to win this book. Thanks so much!

nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

Crystal said...

I would love this!

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Hi, Carey! No need to enter me. I'm just dropping in to say thanks for the e-mail. I've got this posted at Win a Book for you.

ann marie said...

Thanks for the giveaway. I too would like to get my hands on a copy.

annmariebro(at)yahoo.com

Jake said...

please include me in this contest.

thanks,
jakewoodworth@gmail.com

Dawn M. said...

The more I hear about this one the more I want to read it. Please enter me. :0)

Thanks!
librarygrinch at gmail dot com

Stephen said...

Enter me please.

Rattlesnake2021 AT aol DOT com

Irene Yeates said...

Would love to win this book. Please enter my name. Thank you!!

cyeates AT nycap DOT rr DOT com

Gwendolyn B. said...

I love his books - thanks for the chance to win a copy!
geebee.reads AT gmail DOT com

Annie said...

This book looks great! My dad would love it!


Thanks


nancyrobster@gmail.com

Jen said...

Pelecanos is a fabulous writer! Love, love, love his crime fiction! I'd love to be entered in your contest. Thanks so much!

Jen
http://jensbookthoughts.blogspot.com

Pam said...

I've heard great things about this book. Thanks for the opportunity to try to win it!!

pamelashockley(at)netscape(dot)net

morality28 said...

sounds like my kind of book!

Marie said...

I would love to read this!

vmlay@artsci.wustl.edu

Carol said...

George Pelecanos is one of my favorite authors. Thank you for the chance to win this book!
Carol M
mittens0831 AT aol.com

My Blog 2.0 (Dottie) said...

This books looks great.

Count me in!

Dottie
gymmom_027@yahoo.com

Bingo said...

Please put my name in as I am trying to win this one ...thanks!

traveler said...

Thanks for featuring this novel for your giveaway. It is captivating. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

bison61 said...

sign me up for your giveaway

tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

Luvdaylilies said...

I'd love to win!
Thanks for offering the giveaway=)

bookreviewsbybobbie said...

I would love to win, please enter me in this wonderful book giveaway.
Looks great.
Thank you for hosting it! :-)

bookreviewsbybobbie(AT)gmail(DOT)com

-Bobbie

Missy said...

I'd love to read this! Please include me in the giveaway.
Thanks!
Missy
k9kutter64(at)yahoo(dot)com

sharon54220 said...

I've really benn trying to win this book. Please enter me.

sharon54220@gmail.com

northernmama-northerngirl said...

Please enter me! Sounds like a great read!
northern_mama@yahoo.ca

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