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Point of Impact

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This book is the story of teenagers in a small Utah town, and the impact of drinking on their lives. Judge Poulson's desire in writing "Point of Impact" is to draw attention to the problems of underage drinking, drunk driving, and alcoholism. And in doing so, he hopes that others will come to realize that this is something we all must deal with if lives are to be saved, bo...more
Paperback, 193 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by Cedar Fort (first published January 1st 1988)
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Shayne
Ok, I must now admit that there are two books of Clair's I don't particularly care for. This is the second one. I do believe that his intentions were good here and I can only begin to try and understand how he must have felt when he, himself received the phone call that led to this novel. However, in his efforts to get his point across, I think his peripheral characters are more believable than the main one. She is too good. Too perfect. Not really realistic. There may be girls like this out the...more
Mandi
Too hickish for me. Put it down after a few pages.
Barbara
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Liz
This book was sad, too sugar-sweet, and poignant all at the same time. Some of it I liked, some was way too sappy, and some of it was just plain upsetting. It had a good message about turning your life around or just blaming others and not changing for the best.
Susan
When a judge is asked how he feels when the man he gave a light sentence to, after release from jail, resumed drinking and driving and killed an innocent teenager: he writes this book.

Written simply and not too deep, sometimes very idealistic, but it touched me.
Patricia
I did a lot of skim reading with this one. It is not one of my favorite Poulson books but perhaps a topic close to his heart.
Amylin
This is my favorite book. I read this book while in a book group at pleasant grove library.
Shalisha-rob
This book made me bawl my eye out so if you want a crying book it is a good one
Tiffany
This book would be good for kids 16 and up to read.
Terri W
Loved this book- a real two hanky story
Frank
Excellent story! You will love it!
Lorie
A good page turner!!
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Clair M. Poulson was born and raised in Duchesne, Utah. His father was a rancher and farmer, his mother a librarian. Clair has always been an avid reader, having found his love for books as a very young boy.

He has served for forty years in the criminal justice system. Twenty years were spent in law enforcement, ending his police career with eight years as the Duchesne County Sheriff. For the past...more
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