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Beginner's Luck Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDF/EPUBThere could be no doubt left in anyone s mind that my life had all the makings of a country and western song The second of seven children with another on the way , Hallie Palmer has one dream to make it to Vegas Normally blessed with an uncanny gift for winning at games of chance, she s just hit a losing streak She s been kicked out of the casino she frequents during school hours, lost all her money for a car on a bad bet at the track, and has been grounded by her parents Hallie decides the time as come to cut her lossesAnswering an ad in the local paper, she lands a job as yard person at the elegant home of the sixty ish Mrs Olivia Stockton, a wonderfully eccentric rebel who scribes acclaimed poetry along with the occasional soft core porn story Under the same wild roof is Olivia s son, Bernard, an antiques dealer and gourmet cook who turns out mouthwatering cuisine and scathing witticisms, and Gil, Bernard s lover, whose down to earth sensibilities provide a perfect foil to the Stocktons outrageous joie de vivre Here, in this anything goes household, Hallie has found a new family And she s about to receive the education of her lifeFrom a wonderful new voice in fiction comes the freshest and funniest novel to barrel down the pike since Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop CafIn Beginner s Luck, Laura Pedersen introduces us to the endearing oddballs and eccentrics of Cosgrove County, Ohio, who burst to life and steal our hearts and none so than Hallie Palmer, sixteen, savvy, and wise beyond her years, a young woman who knows life is a gamble and sometimes you have to bet the house.

  • Paperback
  • 368
  • Beginner's Luck
  • Laura Pedersen
  • English
  • 03 May 2018
  • 0345458303

About the Author: Laura Pedersen

Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDF/EPUBLaura Pedersen was born in Buffalo, New York one of God s frozen people in , at the height of The Folk Music Scare For details of misspent youth see essay at Is there a Nurse in the Church After finishing high school in she moved to Manhattan and began working on The American Stock Exchange, a time when showing up combined with basic computation skills could be parlayed into a career She chronicled these years in her first book, Play MoneyHaving vowed to become anything but a journalist and with no conception of what a semicolon does, Laura spent the better part of the s writing for The New York TimesIn President Clinton honored her as one of Ten Outstanding Young Americans She has appeared on TV shows including Oprah, Good Morning America, Primetime Live, and David LettermanIn , her first novel, Going Away Party, won the Three Oaks Prize for Fiction and was published by Storyline Press Beginner s Luck was published by Ballantine Books in and subsequently chosen for the Barnes Noble Discover Great New Writers program, Borders Original Voices, and as a featured alternate for The Literary GuildPedersen s other novels include Last Call, Heart s Desire, and The Big ShuffleLaura lives in New York City, teaches reading and trades Yu Gi Oh cards at the Booker T Washington Learning Center in East Harlem, and is a member of the national literary association PEN poets, essayists and novelists.



10 thoughts on “Beginner's Luck

  1. Janina Janina says:

    Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDFEPUBThis book is unlike every other YA contemporary I ve read before It deals with the same issues such as coming of age, not fitting in, not knowing what you want to do with your future, having a crush on someone who seems to be out of your league many other novels do, but it does so with it

  2. Liz Liz says:

    Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDFEPUBAbsolutely my favorite fiction series of all time, I have read these books over and over A lot of humor, a decent dose of melancholy, and a heartwarming story weaves through each book Each stands alone but you won t want to put them down until you finish them all This one is still my favorite, probably in my Top 10 favorite books of all time.

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    Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDFEPUBThere s probably aprecise word for unplanned pleasure or happenstance magic Maybe whimsy, although that sounds a little flimsy I m no rhymin Simon but that s the best description, honest Anyway, what a lifetime in books means is that there are many, many books on the shelf that haven t been read So you ve got a spot of time whichlikely means that you re avoiding doing the dozen other things on the to do list, and truly ducking the one or two or three pending crises on the There s probably aprecise word for unplanned pleasure or happenstance magic Maybe whimsy, although that sounds a little flimsy I m no rhymin Simon but that s the best description, honest Anyway, what a lifetime in books means is that there are many, many books on the shelf that haven t been read So you ve got a spot of time whichlikely means that you re avoiding doing the dozen other things on the to do list, and truly ducking the one or two or th

  4. Ange H Ange H says:

    Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDFEPUBNo review didn t finish

  5. oliviasbooks oliviasbooks says:

    Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDFEPUBThree aces and five stars orSmall town Ohio Sixteen year old Hallie Palmer, poker pro and high school drop out escapes her life as the second child of eight in a christian family as she accepts a position as a live in yard person in the unconventional Stockton household, which consists of Judge Stockton, who in the last stages of Alzheimer s is being cared for by his wife Olivia, an ecc

  6. Annamaria Annamaria says:

    Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDFEPUBFunnya very independent 16 year old, who tries to be emancipatedwho loves gambling, and is very good at itgreat characters.

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    Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDFEPUBGood things The characters were fun, silly and three dimensional without being too whimsical I had concerns about the monkey on the cover The monkey turned out to be a bartender and very charming The book made me laugh and wasn t as much about gambl

  8. Renee Renee says:

    Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDFEPUBEntertaining read The story took place in Northeast Ohio which made it fun too.

  9. Heather Heather says:

    Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDFEPUBHallie is a sixteen year old who marches to the beat of her own drum, and finds herself trapped in a Procrustean world of rules and regulations, school bells and deadlines, and no one to appreciate her for who she is Then she m

  10. Arminzerella Arminzerella says:

    Paperback ò Beginner's Luck Kindle Ð beginner's pdf, luck epub, Beginner's LuckBeginner's Luck PDFEPUBHallie is one of a whole gaggle of children, and when we meet her, she s at her wit s end with her family, with her high school, and in general with the way her life is going So when she gets kicked off the soccer team for skiving off school for the umpteenth time, she decides she s had it she s not going to go any In fact, she s going to use the money she has saved so far and buy a car and head off to Las Vegas She s kind of a mathematical genius and a pretty good gambler on top of tha Hallie is one of a whole gaggle of children, and when we meet her, she s at her wit s end with her family, with her high school, and in general with the way her life is going So when she gets kicked off the soccer team for skiving off school for the umpteenth time, she decides she s had it she s not going to go any In fact, she s going to use the money she has saved so far and buy a car and head off to Las Vegas She s kind of a mat

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