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Tender

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"A big, all American, Technicolor dreamboat of a book...This is a great novel."
STEPHEN KING
In TENDER, novelist Mark Childress has redefined the American epic. He takes us on a wild ride through the last three decades as his fictional hero, Leroy Kirby, makes his meteoric rise to stardom, from the poverty-stricken child of an overprotective mother and absent father, to an icon who stands for everything American -- a role that will ultimately consume him.
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"A big, all-American, Technicolor® dreamboat of a book . . . This is a great novel."
--Stephen King

"HAUNTING . . . An evocation of an American phenomenon and the time and place that nurtured an ascent to glory. Childress gets everything right."
--Los Angeles Times Book Review

"A personal portrait that focuses on the innocence and insecurities of a young man as well as his legendary fame . . . It reads with a rhythm as fast and riveting as that of the music described within."
--Atlanta Journal & Constitution

"Takes myth, dream, and music and turns them into something miraculous, dazzling."
--Pat Conroy

About the Author:

Mark Childress was born in Alabama, grew up in the Midwest and the South, and was graduated from the University of Alabama. His articles and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Times Literary Supplement, Southern Living, and the Birmingham News, among other publications. He is the author of three children's books and four novels: A World Made of Fire, V for Victor, Tender, and Crazy in Alabama. He lives in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.

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