meta name=", pub-4807045201008872, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 Ginger High- Books R Us: GIVEAWAY OF THE AUDIOBOOK OF THE UNNAMED BY JOSHUA FERRIS

Friday, February 19, 2010


Joshua Ferris' debut novel Then We Came to the End was both heralded by critics and a New York Times bestseller, and marked the arrival of a startlingly talented young writer. With The Unnamed, Ferris imagines the collision between one man's free will and the forces of nature that are bigger than any of us.

Tim Farnsworth walks. He walks out of meetings and out of bed. He walks in sweltering heat and numbing cold. He will walk without stopping until he falls asleep, wherever he is. This curious affliction has baffled medical experts around the globe--and come perilously close to ruining what should be a happy life. Tim has a loving family, a successful law career and a beautiful suburban home, all of which he maintains spectacularly well until his feet start moving again.

What drives a man to stay in a marriage, in a job? What forces him away? Is love or conscience enough to overcome the darker, stronger urges of the natural world? THE UNNAMED is a deeply felt, luminous novel about modern life, ancient yearnings, and the power of human understanding.

About The Author-

Joshua Ferris received an MFA from UC Irvine. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, New Stories from the South, Best New American Voices, Prairie Schooner, GQ, and the New York Times. He lives in upstate New York. Visit the author's webite.

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Thanks to the Hachette Book Group, I am able to give away 3 copies of this Audiobook.

The contest is only open to the USA and Canada only.
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The prizes will be sent by the publisher.


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  1. Please enter me for this book. Thanks.
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  2. Thanks for the giveaway Melissa

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  3. +1 - I would love to have a chance to listen to this. Thanks! =)

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  4. Would love to listen to this audiobook.

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  5. I'd love this audiobook! Please count me in.

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  6. I would love to be entered in your draw. Thanks.

    I just became a follower of your blog.


  7. * I really want to read this book so please enter my name in the giveaway.

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