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Alan Brennert

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Alan Brennert's newest novel, Palisades Park, comes out 4/9/2013. Alan is the author of the historical novels Honolulu and Moloka'i, which was a 2006-2007 BookSense Reading Group Pick and won the 2006 Bookies Award, sponsored by the Contra Costa Library, for the Book Club Book of the Year. He is also the author of the thought-provoking fantasy novel Time and Chance. In addition to novels, he has written short stories, teleplays, screenplays, and the libretto of a stage musical, Weird Romance. He won an Emmy Award and a People's Choice Award for his work as a writer-producer on the television series L.A. Law, and he has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award and for the Writers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Teleplay of the Year. Hi...more


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Moloka'i
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 49,132 ratings — published 2003 — 15 editions
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Honolulu
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 10,432 ratings — published 2009 — 14 editions
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" Alan Brennert's Palisades Park is the perfect summer read--you can almost feel the salty Atlantic air and smell the cotton candy as you read this page-turning family saga. At turns heartwarming and heartbreaking, this well-written novel will fill... " Read more of this review »
"It was my pleasure to join the discussion, everyone--you got me thinking about my story in new ways, it was fun. By the way, a bit of good news--MOLOK...more "
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“Fear is good. In the right degree it prevents us from making fools of ourselves. But in the wrong measure it prevents us from fully living. Fear is our boon companion but never our master.”
Alan Brennert, Moloka'i

“I've come to believe that how we choose to live with pain, or injustice, or death....is the true measure of the Divine within us.”
Alan Brennert, Moloka'i

“God didn't give man wings; He gave him the brains and the spirit to give himself wings. Just as He gave us the capacity to laugh when we hurt, or to struggle on when we feel like giving up.

I've come to believe that how we choose to live with pain, or injustice, or death...is the true measure of the Divine within us.”
Alan Brennert

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