Sunday, June 12, 2011

Book Givaway: Johnny ONE-EYE by Jerome Charyn

Stop by and leave a comment to win a copy of Johnny ONE-EYE by Jerome Charyn. You will have two chances to win, one by signing up on this pre-review page, and again on June 20th when I will have a review posted for a blog tour with Tribute Books.

A wonderful book and " ATale of the American Revolution."

If you enjoy historical fiction, this is the book for you, Jerome Charyn delivers another historical book with humor and political intrigue.

About the Author

Jerome Charyn (born May 13, 1937) is an award-winning American author. With nearly 50 published works, Charyn has earned a long-standing reputation as an inventive and prolific chronicler of real and imagined American life. Michael Chabon calls him “one of the most important writers in American literature.”

New York Newsday hailed Charyn as “a contemporary American Balzac,” and the Los Angeles Times described him as “absolutely unique among American writers.”

Since the 1964 release of Charyn’s first novel, Once Upon a Droshky, he has published 30 novels, three memoirs, eight graphic novels, two books about film, short stories, plays and works of non-fiction. Two of his memoirs were named New York Times Book of the Year. Charyn has been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. He received the Rosenthal Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and has been named Commander of Arts and Letters by the French Minister of Culture.

Charyn was Distinguished Professor of Film Studies at the American University of Paris until he left teaching in 2009.

In addition to his writing and teaching, Charyn is a tournament table tennis player, once ranked in the top 10 percent of players in France. Noted novelist Don DeLillo called Charyn’s book on table tennis, Sizzling Chops & Devilish Spins, “The Sun Also Rises of ping-pong.”

Charyn lives in Paris and New York City.

Leave a comment for your chance to win, and stop by again on June 20th for a look at the review and your chance to win. the drawing will be end of day, June 20th and the winning copy is supplied by Tribute Books.
Good Luck.

What is it about historical fiction that you enjoy? Don't forget to leave a comment for a chance to win.


Madame Perry's Salon said...

How have I missed Jerome Charyn all these years? Thank you for this review, and the cover is a hoot!

Margaret said...

This looks very interesting!

BrittanyGale said...

Looks great. Count me in :)


Cathe Olson said...

I've never heard of him either . . . but am definitely intrigued and would love to read this book.

Aik said...

I'm interested in reading historical fictions because they offer me a glimpse into lives of people of ancient times, giving me the chance to learn about their culture, history, fame and glories.

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Tribute Books said...

Leslie - thanks for hosting an extra opportunity to enter the giveaway. We appreciate it and we're looking forward to your review on the 20th.

It's a pleasure having Tic Toc as a part of the Johnny One-Eye blog tour

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