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August 29, 2011

Today's Featured Title and Contest August 29, 2011
This Special Newsletter spotlights a book coming out this fall. Read more about it, and enter our Fall Preview Daily Contest to win a copy! Some days we may feature multiple titles, and some days may even have special bonus prizes. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!
Today's Featured Book and Contest: ED KING by David Guterson

A sizzling, darkly funny, propulsive new novel --- his most daring yet --- by the author of SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS: a sweeping, dazzling story of destiny, desire and destruction.

In Seattle, 1962, Walter Cousins, a mild-mannered actuary --- “a guy who weighs risk for a living” --- takes a risk of his own, and makes the biggest error of his life. He sleeps with Diane, the sexy, not-quite-legal British au pair who’s taking care of his children for the summer. Diane gets pregnant and leaves their baby on a doorstep, but not before turning the tables on Walter and setting in motion a tragedy of epic proportions. Their orphaned child, adopted by an adoring family, becomes Edward Aaron King, and grows up to become a billionaire Internet tycoon and an international celebrity --- the King of Search --- who unknowingly, but inexorably, hurtles through life toward a fate he may have no power to shape.

A thrilling reimagining of Sophocles’ OEDIPUS REX: a riveting new novel that brings a contemporary urgency to one of the greatest stories of all time.

ED KING will be in stores on October 18th.

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