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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
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 53,161 ratings — published 2003 — 16 editions
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Honolulu
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 11,542 ratings — published 2009 — 15 editions
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 2,741 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Kindred Spirits
3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1984 — 3 editions
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Her Pilgrim Soul
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I love an amusement park, all of them and any of them. I even love fairs and festivals and those local fly by night carnivals. Midways, games of chance, rides, French fries, the squeals of excitement, fear, and laugh... " Read more of this review »
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" Nobody does historical fiction with the setting as a character better than Alan Brennert. I'm not discounting that there may be some equal to the task, but none are more masterful at taking a place, creating fascinating characters with life-long t... " Read more of this review »
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" Once again the author has another 5 star book in my opinion!! I LOVE the way he writes. I could smell the popcorn, cotton candy, sea air, hear the chatter and clatter of the park. EXCELLENT book to escape into!! Excellent! (I just LOVE a good book " Read more of this review »
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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.”
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