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bang Bang

by Lynn Hoffman

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  • Published Apr 2007
    172 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Paula Sherman embarks upon a one-woman quest to change America, ultimately becoming national hero and villain, enforcer and outlaw, lover and leader, in this provocative, darkly exciting tale. When a bungled armed robbery gets Paula's friend killed right in front of her, she finds herself propelled to national attention as her words and image are stolen and used in a pro-handgun election campaign. Mousy little Paula is no longer just an overworked waitress with a beautiful singing voice—she has become a symbol for the violence that she detests. The pro-gun propaganda gives her an idea that will transform her, redeem her name and her image, and change the way an entire country talks about handgun violence.

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"Thoroughly charming and sure to enrage the NRA, which is, of course, the point." - Kirkus Reviews.

"Starred Review. Brilliant might be too big a word for this novel but not by much." - Booklist.

""A stunning accomplishment, a laugh-out-loud, cry-out-loud, terrifying, original and wonderful novel." - J. R. Lankford, author, The Jesus Thief.

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Lynn Hoffman

Lynn Hoffman is the author of The Bachelor's Cat, Hoffman's Guide to Alcohol, and The New Short Course in Wine. He is also an executive chef, photographer, lecturer on fine wines and food history, and former restaurant critic for Philadelphia Weekly. He lives in Philadelphia.

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