"No one can be lonely who has a book for company." ~ Nelle Reagan

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Pushing for 200 Followers Giveaway!!!

I am so close, sitting at 193 Google Friend Followers.  When I reach 200, I will host another giveaway for a hard cover copy of the book, Palm Trees on the Hudson.  Here's a peak:

Description (from Amazon.ca)

Palm Trees on the Hudson is the hilarious prequel to Elliot Tiber’s bestseller Taking Woodstock. Before Elliot found financial success by bringing Woodstock Ventures to his upstate motel, he was one of Manhattan’s leading interior designers. Then Elliot’s career came to a halt due to a floating society party, Judy Garland, and the Mob.

In April 1968, Elliot was hired to throw an elegant dinner party aboard a luxury yacht on the Hudson River. Included on the guest list were New York’s rich and famous—politicians, financiers, and even Elliot’s icon, Judy Garland. The big night arrived. But when a fight broke out, resulting in the destruction of everything including rented palms, Elliot’s event turned into financial disaster. Things couldn’t get any worse—or so it seemed until the Mob paid a visit.

By turns comic and tragic, Palm Trees on the Hudson is the take-no-prisoners memoir that gives readers a more intimate look at the man who went on to fight back at Stonewall and who helped give birth to the Woodstock Nation.

About the Author

Elliot Tiber has written and produced numerous award-winning plays and musical comedies. As a professor of comedy writing and performance, he has taught at the New School University and Hunter College in Manhattan. His first novel, Rue Haute, was a bestseller in Europe, and was published in the US under the title High Street. He is also the best-selling author of Taking Woodstock, as well as a highly sought-out lecturer.

New followers, from the time of this posting, will be entered in the giveaway too!!

All you have to do to enter is to become a follower of this blog (Google Friend Connect) and leave a comment with your email address.  Open to US and Canadian residents.  Enter now!!

Contest close date to be determined.  The sooner you enter, the better your chance of winning!

1 comment:

  1. Congrats on almost 200! Thanks for the giveaway! I've never heard of this one before. I'm a follower.



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