Saturday, July 2, 2011

Giveaway: Night Train - Clyde Edgerton


In 1963 at the age of 17, Dwayne Hallston discovers James Brown and wants to perform just like him. His band, the Amazing Rumblers, studies and rehearses Brown's Live at the Apollo album in the storage room of his father's shop in their small North Carolina town. Meanwhile, Dwayne's forbidden black friend Larry, aspiring to play piano like Thelonius Monk, apprentices to a jazz musician called the Bleeder. His mother hopes music will allow him to escape the South.
A dancing chicken and a mutual passion for music help Dwayne and Larry as they try to achieve their dreams and maintain their friendship, even while their world says both are impossible. In THE NIGHT TRAIN, Edgerton's trademark humor reminds us of our divided national history and the way music has helped bring us together.


Thanks to Anna and Hachette Book Group, I have 3 copies up for grabs!

- Only residents of the U.S. or Canada are eligible to win
- No P.O. Boxes
- Limit one copy per household


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Have you ever traveled by train? Where did you go?


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  1. When I was a child, we used to go from the Hamilton, Ontario train station to Sturgis, Saskatchewan every summer to visit my grandparents.
    I just loved this trip and one year I went all
    by myself, it was fantastic, the scenery etc.

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  6. Only once, from Morristown, NJ to New York and back again. Not much, I know!

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  10. I travel by train almost every day. I commute to and from my school (2 hours one way) to chicago. I really enjoy studying, so I don't mind a bit. edysicecreamlover18@gmailDOTcom

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  16. I have never traveled by train before.

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  17. Yes! My hubby and I traveled from Greenwood, MS to New Orleans, LA on the City of New ORleans train in March. Great fun, would recommend this type of transportation!

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  19. I've traveled by train around Europe, and I loved it! aitmama {{at}} gmail {{tod}} com

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  23. Sounds like a nice story.

    I travelled to Spain, on a train from Portugal.

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  24. The longest I've ever traveled by train was from DC to Boston. I love trains!

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  26. I've never traveled on a train, but it seems like it would be fun.

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