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The Resource 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

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

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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
Title
An invisible thread
Title remainder
the true story of an 11-year-old panhandler, a busy sales executive, and an unlikely meeting with destiny
Statement of responsibility
Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
The true story of the bond between a harried sales executive and an eleven-year-old boy who seemed destined for a life of poverty. It is the heartwarming story of a friendship that has spanned three decades and brought meaning to an over-scheduled professional and hope to a hungry and desperate boy living on the streets
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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10034483
Cataloging source
DLC
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Schroff, Laura
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Tresniowski, Alex
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True
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  • Schroff, Laura
  • Mazyck, Maurice
  • Schroff, Laura
  • Children and adults
  • African American boys
  • Poor children
  • Women, White
  • Sales executives
  • Friendship
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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the true story of an 11-year-old panhandler, a busy sales executive, and an unlikely meeting with destiny
Label
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
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Publication
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
Control code
000046878477
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Howard Books hardcover ed.
Extent
xviii, 238 p.
Isbn
9781451642513
Lccn
2011009636
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)760233884
Label
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
Link
Publication
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
Control code
000046878477
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Howard Books hardcover ed.
Extent
xviii, 238 p.
Isbn
9781451642513
Lccn
2011009636
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)760233884

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