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Twitter Giveaway: Follow @RHspeakers and tweet #EncountersSweeps for your chance to win Said Sayrafiezadeh’s “Brief Encounters with the Enemy”

To celebrate the release of Said Sayrafiezadeh’s Brief Encounters with the Enemy, Random House Speakers Bureau is running a Twitter giveaway 8/13/13 through 8/14/13, giving away 5 copies of the book.                                



To be eligible to receive a copy of the follow Brief Encounters with the Enemy by Said Sayrafiezadeh follow @rhspeakers and tweet the contest hashtag #EncountersSweeps between 2 PM EST on 8/13/13 through 2 PM EST on 8/15/13. Limited to one Tweet per person per offer date. We will randomly draw the winner from all people who have submitted a retweet. The winner will receive ONE copy of Brief Encounters with the Enemy. Random House Speakers Bureau will direct message the winner for his/her mailing address and send the book(s) no later than 9/14/13. Offer is only open to U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico), age 18 years or older, who have a valid Twitter account. Users must be Twitter followers of @rhspeakers to be eligible. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. In the case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. Random House Speakers Bureau is not responsible for lost/late/misdirected entries or computer malfunctions. Entries that contain errors, are incomplete, corrupted or illegible will not be accepted. Random House Speakers Bureau reserves the right to disqualify entries from anyone tampering with the Twitter entry process. Random House Speakers Bureau assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to Twitter. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late or misdirected tweets; computer malfunctions, including but not limited to any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission or communications line failure; or theft, destruction or unauthorized access to entrant’s Twitter account. Tweets that contain errors, are incomplete, corrupted or illegible will not be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify entries from anyone tampering with the Twitter entry process.


This sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico) over the age of 18 at time of entry. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. Void where prohibited. Employees of Random House LLC., its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, and agencies, and their immediate family members and persons living in their household are not eligible to enter this sweepstakes.


Winners will be determined in a random drawing at the entry deadline. Sponsor will notify Winners by sending a tweet. Winners will be required to provide his/her address for mailing of the prize.


5 winners will receive one copy of Brief Encounters with the Enemy by Said Sayrafiezadeh (9780812993585)


By participating in this sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by these official rules. Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to any computer, other equipment, or person relating to or resulting from participation in the sweepstakes, or participating in the Twitter network. Entrants release Sponsor, its agencies, and assigns from any liability, damage and/or loss resulting from participating in this sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to publish, post online, or otherwise refer to the name of the winners in any and all forms and media throughout the world, and for any and all publicity or promotional purposes, without obligation or compensation, except where prohibited by law.


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