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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

Author: Laura Schroff; Alex Tresniowski
Publisher: New York : Howard Books, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Howard Books trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Biography
Named Person: Laura Schroff; Maurice Mazyck
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Schroff; Alex Tresniowski
ISBN: 9781451648973 1451648979
OCLC Number: 785335526
Notes: Includes reader's guide.
Description: xviii, 238 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by Valerie Salembier --
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.
Responsibility: Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski.

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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.

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