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´Duck Dynasty´ star Phil Robertson´s
book sales spike following controversy

Christian Science Monitor, by Molly Driscoll

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/4/2014 11:52:17 AM

´´Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson, who aroused ire following the release of an interview in which he made controversial comments about homosexuality and race relations, experienced increased sales for his book "Happy, Happy, Happy" in the days after the interview hit national news. (Snip) Between the week ending on Dec. 15 and the week ending on Dec. 22, sales for "Happy" increased by 86 percent, according to Publishers Weekly. "Happy" publisher Simon & Schuster elected to continue selling the title after Robertson´s comments were released. Jonathan Merkh of Howard Books, the imprint of S&S which released the title, told Publishers

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jsanders, 1/4/2014 12:12:11 PM     (No. 9679331)

Not a reliable news source. They sold out long ago to the progressive leftists.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/4/2014 12:28:29 PM     (No. 9679362)

I have really enjoyed the Robertson family and "Duck Dynasty" from the second show. I didn´t like them with the very first one. I bought and read Phil´s book and I regret it. The book is inspirational and I admire Phil for turning his life completely around, but some of the things he did while he was being a fool are incomprehensible to me. I´m glad Miss Kay loves him, because I wouldn´t have stayed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/4/2014 1:39:12 PM     (No. 9679459)

Will this story please die.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Susannah, 1/4/2014 1:42:39 PM     (No. 9679465)

#3, it´ll die when people stop making money off it.

I enjoyed Phil´s comment that he hasn´t bothered to read the book yet.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 901AtTheRiver, 1/4/2014 5:14:38 PM     (No. 9679682)

Phil Robertson is an absolute marketing genius.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: slab, 1/4/2014 6:25:51 PM     (No. 9679730)

Agreed, #5. Proves the old adage that there´s no such thing as bad publicity.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: fembot, 1/4/2014 8:36:35 PM     (No. 9679820)

I read the book and found it refreshing. Phil pulls no punches, but neither does he throw any. He simply relates his life experiences with humor and good will.

I recommend it for anyone who isn´t afraid to look at their own lives and ask themselves if they are doing what they want to be remembered for.

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