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Published (first published September 21st 2010)
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Sarah Womack
Aug 09, 2016 Sarah Womack rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Gil is an enchanting storyteller, and this book will capture the hearts of a very wide audience. If you have an interest in the Vietnam War or Catalina Island, even more so. But an interest in riveting storytelling that bridges war, romance and adventure is really the only prerequisite.
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I really liked the references to Catalina. The book had some good moments. However, there was a conflict with the author being male and the main character being female. Often, writers don't have these glaring conflicts. However, things that would have been important to a female (i.e. birth of a grandchild or marriage of a daughter) were glossed over. Almost, like it hadn't happened at all. I do not know any female that would let that go into the background of their life. So, while it was a cute ...more
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Gil is a product of the Southern California lifestyle. Most of his youth was spent at his family's popular baseball camp on Catalina Island.
Gil was drafted out of high school with the Oakland Baseball Organization and later traded to the Angels. It became a short baseball career as life was interrupted by the ongoing Vietnam conflict. After fulfilling his obligations in the U.S. Army, he continued
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