Friday, February 20, 2009

Giveaway - Sway - Zachary Lazar


Here's your chance, courtesy of Hachette Book Group to win one of FIVE! copies of Sway by Zachary Lazar. What's it about?

"Three dramatic and emblematic stories intertwine in Zachary Lazar's extraordinary new novel, SWAY--the early days of the Rolling Stones, including the romantic triangle of Brian Jones, Anita Pallenberg, and Keith Richards; the life of avant-garde filmmaker Kenneth Anger; and the community of Charles Manson and his followers.

Lazar illuminates an hour in American history when rapture found its roots in idolatrous figures and led to unprovoked and inexplicable violence.
Connecting all the stories in this novel is Bobby Beausoleil, a beautiful California boy who appeared in an Anger film and eventually joined the Manson "family."

"With great artistry, Lazar weaves scenes from these real lives together into a true but heightened reality, making superstars human, giving demons reality, and restoring mythic events to the scale of daily life."

Comment below to be entered. Please make sure I have a way to contact you if you are a lucky giveaway winner. Open to residents of Canada and the US, no po boxes please. Giveaway ends Friday March 13th at 6 pm EST.Good Luck!

123 comments:

Gwendolyn B. said...

I'm in - and this is history I remember - hmmmm.
Thanks for the chance Luanne1
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Elizabeth said...

I've always been fascinated with this time period!
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Annie said...

This sounds like it would be a lot of fun to read!

I'd love to win, read and pass it on to my dad!

Thanks

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bridget3420 said...

I'd like to enter.

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Bridget said...

This wound very interesting. I've posted this at Win A Book.

Shooting Stars Mag said...

Yay! Sounds awesome. Please enter me. :)

-Lauren
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Erika Lynn said...

sounds great, please enter me

AmandaSue said...

I'd like a chance to read this, thanks.

LazyDaisy0413 said...

Ooooo...I'd be interested in this book. I must have read "Helter Skelter" 6 times. Please enter me.

bermudaonion said...

Please enter me! milou2ster(at)gmail.com

MJ said...

Rolling Stones...cool!!!!

Amy said...

i'd love to read this
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rmc1ra said...

I love when stories interweave fact and fiction. You can actually imagine being there.

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sammyjones57 said...

Ooo! Ooo! Count me in!!!

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mverno said...

i love to win

Tasses said...

I just had this in my hand an hour ago, but I had to put it back due to an ever growing TBR pile and lack of funds. I'd love to win this one ;-)

Donna R. said...

Hey, I'd like to read this. Thanks for the contest.

Stacie said...

Please count me in.

graywolf2037 said...

I'd like to be included.

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sharon said...

wow, intriguing time period spent with some musical talent, thanks for giveaway

Princess Golden Hair said...

i would just love to read this book.

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taterbug said...

I'd love to have a copy! It sounds interesting. Thanks for the giveaway!

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Anonymous said...

please enter me@

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Anonymous said...

would love to be entered.

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susan1215 said...

Sounds like a good book

Ladytink_534 said...

I have to read this! It sounds like such a neat book and I'm always up for learning something new!

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A Stationary Addict said...

Thanks for the opportunity, I could always use a great book!

danosor said...

Sounds like a great read.I'd love to win this one.

chromiumman said...

i'm a big stones fan, would love this

Bingo said...

Oooh! This is my generation....want to win this one a WHOLE lot! Thanks!

MOMFOREVERANDEVER said...

sounds great

deidracox said...

i would love to win this!!thanks so much for the cool contest!!

Sue said...

I love a great book - and this looks like it is!
Thanks for the giveaway~

Carol Lawrence said...

Please enter this fellow bookworm in the giveaway. jelly15301@gmail.com

Belinda said...

Sounds interesting. Thanks for the chance to win!
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abfantom said...

This sounds like a great book! I would love to read it.

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agordon10 said...

i'd love this

myntric said...

I'd love to win!

Vivian Deliz said...

The Rolling Stones are my favorite group of that era and genre. Please enter me in your giveaway. Thanks.

Becky said...

Oh I would love to win this. I have read everything I can find on the Manson "family" and this one sounds good.

Thanks so much!

dbkagrayson2002 at gmail dot com

tawnda said...

oh... rock history!

David Johnson said...

Please count me in, thanks.

Wendy aka Misswendiki said...

Wow, what an interesting read. I'd love to win.

Deborah Wellenstein said...

Please enter me to win. Thank you!

LINDA said...

Please enter me. Thanks!

nhertel85 said...

I'd like to enter. Have a great weekend everyone:)

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sharon54220 said...

Please enter me in this contest.

Thanks

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Zoly said...

Another book that I'd like to read.

Karen B said...

I'd love to read this and pass it on to my sons and grandkids.

janehixon said...

Please add my name to the list of people who would LOVE to read this book!!

Sharon said...

GREAT Prize...thanks for entry!!!!!!!!

scottsgal said...

Oooh I'd love to read this one - please enter me in your giveaway.

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Sunnyvale said...

This should be an interesting read.

ruthlessu said...

sOUNDS like a great book
Thanks for the chance to win

Anonymous said...

I've love the chance to read this ... I'm a long-time Stones fan. Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy!

Kim
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olympianlady said...

This book sound really cool. Enter me please. Thanks!

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redron said...

want to win this

deedleweedle said...

I'd love to read this.

Debdesk said...

Please include me in your drawing, the book sounds great.
Thanks
Debbie
debdesk9@verizon.net

Meredith said...

This look likes a book that rocks!
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Andria said...

I love the Stones. Thank you.

valerie2350 said...

this sounds fabulous

Lady Roxi said...

Love to have this.

Thanks,

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Patricia Sampson said...

I would love to be entered in this giveaway! Thank you in advance :)

Patricia

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ewalsh said...

It sounds like a great read. Thanks for the chance to win it!

jbeckett said...

Sign me up please!

rottawa said...

Interesting, I would like to read this.

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Sara said...

Please enter me, I want to win!

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Smooshy said...

enter me!

Jodi said...

I'd love an entry! Thanks!

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JaniceH said...

I remember the time well - and fondly.

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littlelatina said...

sounds good

Nickolay said...

I am a big Stones fan. This would be a great book.

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frozenman20 said...

please enter me in this great contest thanks

scottsgal said...

looks awesome - enter me please

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Meljprincess said...

Rock culture and History? HELLS YEA! I was in a band years ago so I can relate to the drama. It would have been so cool to hang with the Stones! I also dig Charles Manson. I know that sounds crazy but I've studied serial killers and he's high (no pun intended) on my list. I really wanna win this book!

Mel K.
Meljprincess AT aol DOT com

idahomom said...

Trying to feed my reading addiction. Thanks for the chance.

mary said...

great idea get america reading by giving away free books, thanks

darbyscloset said...

Love this history and all the stories that surround these character's!!!
Thanks so much for the giveaway,
Darby
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kitnlov said...

Sounds great.

bettyd said...

Would love to read this book.

Serena said...

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The Witchgers said...

Sounds like a wonderful read.

Dierdra said...

Looks like a good book! Thanks

mindy said...

very nice thanks for the giveaway

Karen said...

Great Era for History :)

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livingmyhappilyeverafter said...

Sign me Up! I would Love this one.
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micaela6955/Michele P. said...

All this stuff happened when I was really little/or around the time I was born-I'd love to learn more about that time period, please count me in!

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kisah jackson said...

please enter me in this contest!

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vboackle said...

i would love to read this.

nfmgirl said...

Interesting. Please count me in. Thank you!

cpullum said...

Count me in! Love to read!
Carla
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cdrury said...

cdrury@gmail.com
this was the time of my life!! love to read more about it!

Erica G said...

I'd like to win!

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bison61 said...

this book would be very interesting to read

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Daniel M said...

looks great, add me please! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

Randominities said...

I love the Stones and this book sounds like a really good 'insider' look to the band. Thanks so much for this contest.

Heather said...

sounds like a good read please count me in

Gabriel J. said...

Sounds like a great book. Great contest.

Molly C. said...

I've heard some great things about this book.

vmkids said...

count me in

Wanda said...

Sway looks like a good book to read. I would love to win a copy.
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Pam said...

I was a teen in the 70's so this book would have a lot of meaning to me!!! Thanks.

liane66 said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
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Anonymous said...

I'd like to read this book. Thanks.
-Terra H.
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Anonymous said...

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Angela said...

My kind of book. Thanks.

liliesrnice said...

I would love to win this book. I read alot and need new books to fill up the time I am on bedrest.

Jon_Lefkove said...

This looks like an awesome book! Thank you.

kingkong said...

This looks like an interesting
book to read.

Adrian L. said...

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Ardy22 said...

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purango said...

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Betty C said...

Brings back a lot of memories of that time period.

njsunbunny said...

The Rolling Stones and the Manson Family - intriguing!!! This looks like a must read!

demmi said...

I would love to win this book con5459(at)gmail(dot)com

Roseann K. said...

Love to read this type of book from this time era. Thanks!

lilyk said...

Please enter me into the contest. Thanks!

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abeaudet said...

What a great read this will be!

Angela C said...

Sounds great, Please enter me! Thanks.

Helen said...

Sounds like a good read.

Jinxy and Me said...

Looks great! Thanks for the giveaway!

Luanne said...

This one's over folks - check the sidebar for ongoing giveaways!