Long Way From Home

January 21, 2016 - Comment

“Long Way From Home” is the first novel from Emmy Award-winning writer Lenny Shulman. Follow the exploits of wise-cracking New York author Dan Henry as he lurches forward from unemployed writer to host of a TV sports talk show–with help and hindrance from his brilliant, sex-addicted attorney, and from a murky, mysterious source who feeds

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“Long Way From Home” is the first novel from Emmy Award-winning writer Lenny Shulman. Follow the exploits of wise-cracking New York author Dan Henry as he lurches forward from unemployed writer to host of a TV sports talk show–with help and hindrance from his brilliant, sex-addicted attorney, and from a murky, mysterious source who feeds him inside information. Dan hits his stride with the job and a beautiful girlfriend, actually achieving status and success. To the surprise of no one, none of it lasts. When the TV deal and his life blow up, Dan strikes off on his own again 1,000 miles away. Despite losing the job that took him halfway across the country, Dan finds his voice. Throwing himself into the story of a lifetime, Dan uses every tool in his arsenal to expose a plot that threatens the life of the most famous racehorse in America as it competes in the Kentucky Derby. In doing so, he brings some familiar villains to justice. Against all odds, Dan becomes a hero. “Long Way From Home” weaves relentless humor through waves of friendship, betrayal, and redemption. It is comedy of a most serious nature.

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M. Bruce says:

An absolute winner! This is one great read. Funny as hell while poignant and full of drama. There are sections that you’ll want to luxuriate in and others where you can hardly turn the pages fast enough.Shulman clearly has an insider’s view of the sports television and horse business. But even if you don’t know a triple play from the triple crown you will love the story!Hard to believe this is his first novel. Highest of marks!!!

Stusacks says:

A trifecta win for the reader! The feeling you get after finishing Lenny Shulman’s first novel Long Way From Home is the same feeling you get after cashing in a winning ticket! It’s fast-paced, fun and entertaining from start to finish! Shulman paints a vivid picture of life in the sports-entertainment field, the horse racing business and the bars and backrooms of the big cities where powerful people make and break reputations and lives. Your mind will race as you enjoy the sharp and and barb-filled exchanges in which his…

Sallyellen M. Hurst says:

Great read! You become easily immersed into Dan Henry’s world. Although this is a work of fiction, you’re left believing every word and wanting more.

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