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Soldiers First
« on: October 25, 2013, 12:01:11 AM »
From Dave Cullen on Facebook:

Book #2:

I took my time on "Columbine" and hopefully got it right. I wanted to do the same here, and really thought, wrote and researched long and hard before pitching this to publishers.

Now, I'm sure. These guys have an amazing story, and I have been following them 13 years. (Nearly as long as I've been on the Columbine story.) And I'm really excited about Tim Duggan, and the team at HarperCollins. They are totally behind it.

This will be appearing on the web soon:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

(October 24, 2013) Harper Executive editor Tim Duggan has acquired North American rights to Soldiers First by Dave Cullen, New York Times Bestselling author of Columbine, winner of the Edgar Award and Barnes and Noble Discover Prize. A former soldier himself, Cullen offers a war story and a love story in this account of two closeted gay men whose lives and quest for love paralleled the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy. Sold at auction by Betsy Lerner at Dunow, Carlson and Lerner Literary Agency
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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2013, 12:02:31 AM »
Congratulations to you DAVE! I can't wait for the release and to get a copy of it! I know it will be fantastic!
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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2013, 04:27:59 AM »
Yes, I know you will keep us posted. V.

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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2013, 10:29:13 AM »

Thumbs up.

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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2013, 03:13:08 PM »
  Am really interested in this one. And it seems to be a story that could be adapted to a movie.
 I'll ask the library to order it, and that way, even more exposure, locally.

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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2013, 03:49:49 PM »
I doubt the process will be short, but can't wait for this new book to make it to the shelves!
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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2013, 11:57:23 AM »
Hey thanks, everyone. And thanks for starting the thread, Linda.

This book has been a long time coming already, and it will be a few more years to write and edit it, but they have a great story, and I'm really excited.

This feels like a worthy successor to my last book.

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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2013, 02:24:04 PM »
This book has been a long time coming already, and it will be a few more years to write and edit it...

This is the only disappointing part.  :-\

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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2013, 02:31:44 PM »
Fantastic Dave!

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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2013, 10:22:45 PM »
This is the only disappointing part.  :-\

haha. thanks. i do take my time.  :-X

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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #10 on: October 31, 2013, 12:47:53 PM »
I hope there will be another promotional tour, and that Dave will come out to SF for a signing again. That was great!

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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2013, 02:29:19 PM »
Congratulations, Dave.  I will be looking forward to your new book, whenever it does come out.
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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2014, 08:28:53 AM »
thanks sid and deja.

i assume there will be a tour, though they decide that stuff in the final 3-4 months, so we're a few years away (maybe three years).

publishers have cut way back, and now typically only do a handful of cities, but sf is an influential place and tends to make the cut.

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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2014, 09:15:59 AM »
Hope DC makes it this time!

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Re: Soldiers First
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2014, 12:22:44 AM »
thanks sid and deja.

i assume there will be a tour, though they decide that stuff in the final 3-4 months, so we're a few years away (maybe three years).

publishers have cut way back, and now typically only do a handful of cities, but sf is an influential place and tends to make the cut.

Good reason to visit SF.
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