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An invisible thread : the true story of an 11-year-old panhandler, a busy sales executive, and an unlikely meeting with destiny / Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski.

Schroff, Laura. (Author). Tresniowski, Alex (Added Author).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781451642513
  • ISBN: 1451642512
  • Physical Description: xviii, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Howard Books hardcover ed.
  • Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Howard Books, 2011.

Contents / Notes

Contents: Foreword / by Valerie Salembier -- Introduction -- Spare change -- The first day -- One good break -- The birthday present -- The baseball glove -- Is that it? -- A mother's song -- A father's legacy -- The brown paper bag -- The big table -- The missed appointment -- Outside looking in -- Bittersweet miracle -- A simple recipe -- The new bicycle -- The winter coat -- The dark forest -- One last test -- The greatest gift -- Epilogue: Love, Maurice.
Summary, etc.: He asked for spare change; she kept walking. But something made her turn around and go back. They met nearly every week for years, and built an unexpected, life-changing friendship that has today spanned almost three decades.
Subject: Schroff, Laura.
Mazyck, Maurice.
New York (N.Y.) > Biography.
Children and adults > Case studies.
Friendship > Case studies.
African American boys > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Poor children > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Women, White > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Sales executives > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Schroff, Laura > Childhood and youth.

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