The Big Door Prize

Calling attention to the ordinary, hard-won joys of real people, M.O. Walsh’s second novel is a feel-good read in a down-home setting, with serious undertones.

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Review of ‘The Big Door Prize’

In The Big Door Prize, a new machine at a small-town Louisiana grocery store adds excitement to bicentennial preparations. After customers submit a mouth swab sample, DNAMIX provides each person with a printout of his or her true potential, or “Life Station.” What’s the worst that could possibly happen? Better yet, what’s the best?


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