Splitting Wood

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"Splitting Wood" is a compilation of nearly 100 columns culled from Tom Rademacher's 31-year career at The Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press as a teller of extraordinary tales about ordinary people both struggling and soaring. He was recently honored with a First Place award among largest newspapers nationwide in the annual column-writing contest sponsored by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.

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Overview

"Splitting Wood" is a compilation of nearly 100 columns culled from Tom Rademacher's 31-year career at The Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press as a teller of extraordinary tales about ordinary people both struggling and soaring. He was recently honored with a First Place award among largest newspapers nationwide in the annual column-writing contest sponsored by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.

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What People Are Saying

Ann Byle
...real people living real lives, of folks dealing with loss and change, of simple joys and quiet strength...I had a hard time starting this review because my eyes were tearing. (Ann Byle in The Grand Rapids Press)
Heloise
He writes about real people and real situations in ways that will make you laugh and cry. You will be touched by his stories. (Heloise, internationally syndicated columnist and author)
Jeffrey Zaslow
Tom Rademacher has a gift for articulating the ways in which all of us are connected, and in each of his deftly crafted stories, he reminds us of the love, hope and humor in our own lives. (Jeffrey Zaslow, co-author of the No. 1 Bestseller "The Last Lecture")
John Otterbacher
An antidote for the banality of celebrity worship, Tom's understated Midwestern brilliance is his poet's capacity to mine and distill what is extraordinary in ordinary people's lives. (John Otterbacher, author of "Sailing Grace")
Steve Grinczel
His tribute to long-time Detroit Tigers broadcaster Ernie Harwell is alone worth the price of the book. (Steve Grinczel, Booth Newspapers)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780984339204
  • Publisher: Lake Michigan Books
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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