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From a Distant Place

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Book by Carpenter, Don
Hardcover, 230 pages
Published November 1st 1988 by North Point Pr
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Don Carpenter was an American writer, best known as the author of Hard Rain Falling. He wrote numerous novels, novellas, short stories and screenplays over the course of a 22-year career that took him from a childhood in Berkeley and the Pacific Northwest to the corridors of power and ego in Hollywood. A close observer of human frailty, his writing depicted marginal characters like pool sharks, pr ...more
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