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Alex George

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Alex George is a writer and a lawyer. He was born in England, but presently lives in Columbia, Missouri.

His last book, A GOOD AMERICAN, was a national and international bestseller. His new book, SETTING FREE THE KITES, will be published by Penguin in February, 2017.

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Somehow, the paperback of SETTING FREE THE KITES launches on Tuesday, January 9, and to celebrate, the nice people at Goodreads are giving away 25 copies of the book. Go here to enter your name for the drawing. You have until January 16 to put your name in the virtual hat. Good luck!




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A Good American

3.72 avg rating — 6,652 ratings — published 2012 — 16 editions
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Seven Days

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Before Your Very Eyes

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Working It Out

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“When he left us, he stole all the words.”
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“We are all immigrants, a glorious confection of races and beliefs, united by the rock that we live on. As the years wash over us and new generations march into the future, family histories are subsumed into the greater narrative. We become, simply, Americans.”
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“But love and pain are two sides of the same coin. You can't have one without the other. Sometimes that's how we know we're alive.”
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message 3: by Eric

Eric Birk Thank you for becoming my Goodreads friend.
Eric


message 2: by Gary

Gary Thanks for becoming my friend. I was wondering if you plan to do a booksigning in St. Louis? Date and location? I would love to hear you read your book,and discuss it. I have been telling all my friends about what a great book this is.....

Again thanks.... oh yeah...I assume you are a Hemingway fan?


Ashley I'm interested to hear what you think of the Magicians. I read it last year.


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