Play The Pipes Softly

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What started as a small lump no larger than a child's marble is doing to Cody MacDonald what a lengthy stint of combat duty, several enraged former girlfriends, and dozens of maddened, wild-eyed bulls have failed to do. He is dying.

Looking back on his past gives him no comfort. He feels his life has had little impact for good on the world. He thinks he has messed up the ...
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Overview

What started as a small lump no larger than a child's marble is doing to Cody MacDonald what a lengthy stint of combat duty, several enraged former girlfriends, and dozens of maddened, wild-eyed bulls have failed to do. He is dying.

Looking back on his past gives him no comfort. He feels his life has had little impact for good on the world. He thinks he has messed up the lives of every woman who ever loved him. He thinks, "I've been whippin' and spurrin' all my life straight into a dead end."

Marla, his nurse, doesn't think a nice guy like Cody could have messed things up so badly — and she sets about to prove it.

If you're a woman, you'll fall in love with Cody MacDonald. If you're a man, you'd want him as your best friend.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781456068141
  • Publisher: Publish America
  • Publication date: 5/11/2011
  • Pages: 68
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.16 (d)

Meet the Author

After a career in the advertising and public relations fields as writer and creative director, Don Johnson is now concentrating on his first love of historical and character-driven fiction. he is a former member of Western Writers of America and the Greater Dallas Writer’s Association, has had three books published and many short stories and articles.

Born in Devol, Oklahoma in 1927, he grew up in West Texas after his family moved to the Woodrow community south of Lubbock in 1937. He graduated from Lubbock’s Cooper High School and attended Texas Tech before enlisting in the armed forces during World War II.

During his life so far he has been an aviator, medic, lab technician, farmer, cowboy, rancher, laborer, advertising copywriter, creative director and advertising agency owner. He has published articles, short stories, non-fiction books, and book-length fiction.

He now lives in Palestine, Texas with his wife, Judy, where he enjoys a study of regional history and writing about it. His writing efforts are directed toward bringing interesting and believable characters to life.
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