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Three strangers, one dire day...and hope for the rest of their lives.

The day he graduated Julliard, I sat in the Hall and silently cried tears of joy. He was so sure, so confident. My little boy was all grown up. Warren was the only person who could make me think twice about my most ardent convictions. He could have done anything he put his mind to and done it with class
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Paperback, 182 pages
Published June 15th 2017 by Liberty Bell Publishers
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Bandit
Nov 16, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was actually surprisingly decent for a random Netgalley find by an unknown author. A proper character written drama featuring three distinct plotlines and three distinct protagonists (a lawyer missing his family, a waitress missing her life and a washed out actor missing his time in the sun) and their respective turmoils converging all too neatly in the end into something of a Thanksgiving special about the meaning of family and love and chances, second, third and otherwise.
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Sarah Piper
Jul 02, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017
That was actually really good. Random free e-book I picked up just by the short description.

Loved the characters. Loved how these three unrelated people's lives intersect. Love the relatability and emotion of them all.

Wonderful quick read. And I love shedding a few happy tears at the end of a book.
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Janice Lombardo
Jul 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Interesting.....
LYNN MASSICOTTE
Sep 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good read

My only complaint is this book was too short. The characters were well depicted and interesting. The story free you in. Each character could be a stand alone story. I will definitely recommend this to friends
Bobbie
Jun 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC. LIFECHANGER!

I don't know how to start. You just have to have had your 70th birthday been in the worst depression of one's life and read this from start to finish. Indescribable. It made me accept what I have been reliving in my mind has not been a massive failure but a good life with -- I just can't describe how it changed how I think about everything.
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Cindy Lea
Feb 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing tangle of fates

I thoroughly enjoyed the composition of the characters and their stories. Their intermingling makes for a great read and thoughtful composition
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Back to the Start is C. A. McGroarty's second novel. His first book, Fantastik was published in 2014 and received high praise.

He is inspired by music (long time Springsteen fan and a shout out to Ray Lamontagne). You can find him at www.camcgroarty.com and follow him on twitter @ camcgroarty.

He lives in New Jersey with his wife, two sons and black lab Wrigley.
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