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Book Recommendation: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

Book Recommendation: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

 

The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell (2018) is the latest novel by The New York Times bestselling American author Robert Dugoni. I enjoyed this book and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and his books.

 

Books by Robert Dugoni

 

Goodreads Review of The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

 "Sam Hill always saw the world through different eyes. Born with red pupils, he was called “Devil Boy” by his classmates; “God’s will” is what his mother called his ocular albinism. Her words were of little comfort, but Sam persevered, buoyed by his mother’s devout faith, his father’s practical wisdom, and his two other misfit friends.

Sam believed it was God who sent Ernie Cantwell, the only African American kid in his class, to be the friend he so desperately needed. And that it was God’s idea for Mickie Kennedy to storm into Our Lady of Mercy like a tornado, uprooting every rule Sam had been taught about boys and girls.

Forty years later, Sam, a small-town eye doctor, is no longer certain anything was by design—especially not the tragedy that caused him to turn his back on his friends, his hometown, and the life he’d always known. Running from the pain, eyes closed, served little purpose. Now, as he looks back on his life, Sam embarks on a journey that will take him halfway around the world. This time, his eyes are wide open—bringing into clear view what changed him, defined him, and made him so afraid, until he can finally see what truly matters."
 

 

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Photograph by Roy Kelley 
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Comment balloon 14 commentsRoy Kelley • May 29 2018 04:30PM

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Good morning, Roy... I've never heard of this author (you sure know how to "find" them), but this book sounds fascinating.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Charlotte, NC) 5 months ago

Nina Hollander 

I have read all of the novels by Robert Dugoni, an outstanding author. Take a look at his website and enjoy his books!

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 5 months ago

I'll do that, Roy... besides, he's got a really cute dog!

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Charlotte, NC) 5 months ago

Looks very interesting Roy.  I will add this to my list.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) 5 months ago

This one sounds intriguing - I may actually have to look for this one - although I am reading Kitchen Confidential in celebration of Anthony Bourdain right now 

Posted by Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA, (Keller Williams Capital Properties) 5 months ago

Lise Howe 

This book is available at the library. You do not need to purchase a copy.

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 5 months ago

Happy Friday Roy. I had not heard of Robert Dugoni until this post. I will have to check out his site and see if something catches my fancy. 

Posted by Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA (ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055) 5 months ago

Good morning Roy.  Sounds interesting for sure! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) 5 months ago

Thank you very much for your comments. It is always good to hear from you.

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 5 months ago

Roy,

That sounds like an extraordinary book, and I will download it for our next cross country journey.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 5 months ago

Looks interesting Roy, I will have to add it to my Summer reading list.

Posted by Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes (Waves Realty) 5 months ago

Sounds like another great read for book worms everywhere, Roy.  I hope you have a good weekend.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 5 months ago

I have been downloading books daily to my Kindle. I will watch for this one too.

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