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Giveaway: The Imposters Daughter by Laurie Sandell


Synopsis:
Laurie Sandell grew up in awe (and sometimes in terror) of her larger-than-life father, who told jaw-dropping tales of a privileged childhood in Buenos Aires, academic triumphs, heroism during Vietnam, friendships with Kissinger and the Pope. As a young woman, Laurie unconsciously mirrors her dad, trying on several outsized personalities (Tokyo stripper, lesbian seductress, Ambien addict). Later, she lucks into the perfect job--interviewing celebrities for a top women's magazine. Growing up with her extraordinary father has given Laurie a knack for relating to the stars.


Thank you to Anna & Hachette Book Group for the giveaway! I have 5 copies up for grabs! Here is what you need to do to enter:

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  1. I'd love to read The Imposters Daughter -- it sounds truly interesting :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!
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  2. Already publicly following Freda's Voice with Google Friend Connect [Cheryl F. {The Lucky Ladybug}]
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  3. I find the title intriguing, maybe the father isn't who he pretends to be. This could be an interesting story.
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  4. Follower on GFC!
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  8. I've heard great things about this book and it sounds so interesting!
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  9. I am a follower.
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  10. I can totally relate to Laurie! Being a European, my father was quite controlling. Sounds like a story that recounts many simiar situations to my life's situations.

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  14. Sounds like an interesting read. I appreciate the chance to win! aleksa91 hotmail

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  15. Like you on Fb already :) Aleksandra N

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  18. I sounds really fascinating!

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  19. I follow publicly on GFC!

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  21. This sounds very good - I like that it's based on her life.

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  26. please count me in...thanks :)

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  27. looks like a good read!

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  28. I don't know if I'd be able to relate to her, but it looks like the author's had an interesting life.

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  29. This sounds great, I'd love to read it. :)

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  31. This looks really good...my father was also larger than life to me...hero worship, I guess.

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