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One in a Million Boy, The

Author: Monica Wood
Publisher: London : Headline Publishing Group , 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A one-in-a-million story for anyone who loves to laugh, cry, and think about how extraordinary ordinary life can be. Not to be missed by readers who loved THE UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY, ELIZABETH IS MISSING or THE SHOCK OF THE FALL. Miss Ona Vitkus has - aside from three months in the summer of 1914 - lived unobtrusively, her secrets fiercely protected. The boy, with his passion for world records, changes  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Wood
ISBN: 9781472228352 1472228359
OCLC Number: 939547834
Notes: Hardback
Description: 416 p. ; 220 x 152mm
Responsibility: Monica Wood

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Monica Wood's unforgettable novel about a boy in a million - and the 104-year-old woman who saves his family. 'A bittersweet story about finding friendship in the most unlikely of places' Good  Read more...

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It's a pleasure to linger with her elegant prose, keen eye, and grace of thought * Reader's Digest * A beguiling, heart-wrenching and funny book... Absolutely gorgeous * Psychologies * A magical, Read more...

 
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