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Rocket Man by William Elliott Hazelgrove
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Dec 28, 08

bookshelves: first-reads
Read in December, 2008

I really wanted to like this book. I won it here on Goodreads through the first-reads giveaway, and I was hoping to be able to sing its praises.

Unfortunately, I have two pet peeves in this life. The first is stupid people who repeatedly make bad decisions. The second is unnecessary cursing. This book was loaded with both.

Dale, the main character, is a worthless troll. It was impossible to find ANYTHING to respect about this man, and therefore I truly didn't care what happened to him... or his awful father, brother, and sister-in-law. As for his wife, well... no well-educated professional woman I know would stand for his antics and lack of support (financially, emotionally, and parent-wise).

That all ended 'well' for this idiot was totally unbelievable.
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message 1: by Sera (new)

Sera Congrats to you!! I put in for the Christmas cookies book. Perhaps I will win that one. :)


Lanette No, you can't win that won because I WANT THAT ONE! :-)


message 3: by Sera (new)

Sera Well, you have won two already and they say things happen in threes. If you win, you will have to share. :)


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