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    A thank you credit to you, on my writer's facebook page, in as awesome a manner as I can machinate. http://www.facebook.com/pageofraven

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    . . . and you will receive a sneak-peak, pdf chapter of "Padre" in the language of your choice - English, French, Spanish, or Japanese. Thank you for reading.

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    Malaria and AIDS awareness for Cote d'Ivoire. Ignorance is not bliss. Knowledge is power.

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    You're into simple sophistication. You'll receive "Padre" on your phone or computer. "Padre" will still have a beautiful cover page, a great font size, and all that a book possesses. As a pledged reader, you are now part of the dynamic, initial audience that pushes "Padre" to paperback. Yay!

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    You're setting off the year 2013 with a small pay-it-forward to push this project. Thank you.

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    You like being startled by your own laughter and want this true and provocative story to be an option. Email this site to a friend and receive a customized thank you card that might have an invitation to the Book Party in it.

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    Let's all take a walk from Harlem to Brooklyn in search of the various kinds of African food, music, dance, and art there are to be found in NYC. If you're up for it, this walk will also include a scavenger hunt and we will split up into groups.

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    You love good, old-fashioned, digital books and you'll be able to read "Padre" on an e-reader device or through a mobile operating system. You'll also receive an autographed paperback with a bow on it. As a pledged reader, you are now a part of the dynamic, initial audience that pushes "Padre" to paperback too. Go "Padre" go!

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    Like me, you sometimes work, eat, and listen to a book at the same time. I'll send you an e-audiobook of my versatile voice reading "Padre" to you chapter by chapter in January (in English or in Japanese). You will also receive a paperback copy in English or Japanese (Japanese in August 2014) to compare to the audio. Great way to get familiar with a language and see how content changes slightly after translation.

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    Localizing your website into many languages? If it's relatively new or a start-up, I'll have time to do it for free. Can't wait to see you at the Book Party where you'll receive a signed, hardcover or the paperback of your choosing. I'm all about great food with a unique selection of Brazillian and African music in the air while you mingle.

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    My book in the format of your choice and involvement in this unique self-publishing project. Customizing this pledge is an option.

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    You've just put printing at my fingertips which will allow me to start off next January 2014 placing "Padre" in bookstores once my final draft is done. Half a page in the Acknowledgments section of all print, digital, and audio (half a page read) versions will be dedicated to your personal/company bio (in other language editions as well). You will also be credited in a celebratory video if all goes well by the deadline. A signed, hardcover, mint copy of "Padre" awaits you at the Book Party ! Thank you !

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    Don't come to the Book Party alone ! You and 4 of your guests will have a choice of the digital or print versions of "Padre" when you arrive. What kind of music do you like?

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    Communication is my greatest talent. Let's set up five days to go out and spend all the daylight speaking and immersing ourselves 1-on-1 in one of the languages I know or learning a new one - in the topic(s) of your choice. No English ! And, I'll hand you "Padre" in person. See you at the Book Party.

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    Groups/clubs/highschools/universities will receive "Padre" in paperback. If you are interested in compelling, true stories that explore identity and redevelopment in Africa then, this option is for groups of 200 or less. I'll be video-calling you all afterwards once your groups are ready to chat about it ! This can also serve as book donations to the groups/schools of your choice - a tax deductible contribution. Padre !

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