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The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni's coming-of-age story is, according to Booklist, "a novel that, if it doesn't cross entirely over into John Irving territory, certainly nestles in close to the border."

Sam Hill always saw the world through different eyes. Born with red pupils, he was called "Devil Boy" or Sam "Hell" 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.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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April 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Dugoni
ISBN: 1-5039-4900-1 / 978-1-5039-4900-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
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April 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Dugoni
ISBN: 1-5039-4897-8 / 978-1-5039-4897-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
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September 2018 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Extraordinary Life Of Sam Hell
Author(s): Robert Dugoni
ISBN: 1-978638-30-2 / 978-1-978638-30-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2018 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Extraordinary Life Of Sam Hell
Author(s): Robert Dugoni
ISBN: 1-978638-31-0 / 978-1-978638-31-0 (USA edition)
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April 2018 : Audio CD
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Title: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Dugoni
ISBN: 1-5436-6159-9 / 978-1-5436-6159-0
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Title: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Dugoni
ISBN: 1-5436-6160-2 / 978-1-5436-6160-6
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


April 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Dugoni
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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April 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Dugoni
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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April 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Dugoni
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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April 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Dugoni
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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April 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Dugoni
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU