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About the Book

The Tender Bar

The bestselling memoir that captured the hearts of readers and critics nationwide is now available in paperback.

In the tradition of This Boy's Life and The Liar's Club, J.R. Moehringer'sThe Tender Bar is a raucous, poignant, luminously written memoir about a boy striving to become a man, and his romance with a bar. A national bestseller that was named one of the 100 Most Notable Books of 2005 by theNew York TimesThe Tender Bar will reach an even larger audience in paperback.

J.R. Moehringer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2000, is a staff writer for theLos Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, and a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

The Tender Bar
by J.R. Moehringer

  • Publication Date: July 26, 2006
  • Genres: Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 370 pages
  • Publisher: Hyperion
  • ISBN-10: 0786888768
  • ISBN-13: 9780786888764