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Monday, January 14, 2013 9:44 am
Truth in Advertising
Posted by: Karen Kleckner Keefe

truthOne of the most buzzed about books this month is John Kenney’s debut Truth in Advertising. While trying to film a rushed Super Bowl ad for the world’s first eco-friendly diaper, advertising copywrite Finbar Dolan also struggles with how or if to forgive his abusive father. Booklist called it “a masterful blend of wit and seriousness, stunning in its honesty.” Fans of funny men with a bit of soul, might also enjoy:

One Response to “Truth in Advertising”
  1. Keir Says:

    James Othmer’s Holy Water also comes to mind:

    http://www.booklistonline.com/Holy-Water-James-P-Othmer/pid=3965551


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