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William G. Bentrim

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I am currently working hard as an author, my 4th career. I owned and operated a convenience store for 10 years and a computer networking company for 25 years. I was a school teacher and counselor in the public schools. I am a proud husband, father and grandfather. I am someone who cares about the people around me, who wants to improve the society we all live in, who hopes on a daily basis to leave the planet a little better than it was the previous day and who is cognizant that the impact I have on the world is minimal. Tilting at windmills is a part of my character as is a deep love for all those who need to be loved. In my own mind I am a complex, multi-layered, unique character in the kaleidoscoping drama of life.


This is a twisted love story type of novel. The relationship between Ann and Robert is the basis of the plot. It is set in the early 19th century. I, sadly, could not get into this book. I seldom give up on a book but I did on this one. Much like relationship failure stereotypical excuses, I do think it was me. It just wasn't my cup of tea. If I hate a book I say so, I didn't hate this, it ju... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.73 · 82 ratings · 71 reviews · 25 distinct works · Similar authors
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Shellie (Layers of Thought) Yeah!:) Thanks for the add.


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Jaree Francis Thanks for accepting the friend-vite. Look forward to reading more of your insightful reviews.

- Jay


William Bentrim Jay,

If interested my blogs are
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Prolific maybe, insightful so so.
Thanks for the positive feedback though.

Bill


Robert Thanks for accepting my friend request, William.


William Bentrim My pleasure, you can never have too many friends.

Bill


Lucinda Dear William,
I would like to thank you for being my friend here on GoodReads, and for acepting the request. I very much look forward to reading some of your work! Thank you.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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