An invisible thread the true story of an 11-year-old panhandler, a busy sales executive, and an unlikely meeting with destiny
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SummaryThe 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.
ContentsForeword / by Valerie Salembier
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
A simple recipe
The new bicycle
The winter coat
The dark forest
One last test
The greatest gift
Epilogue: Love, Maurice.
Published ReviewsPublisher's Weekly Review: "
Schroff, Laura Childhood and youth
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
Social sciences Sociology Urban
Social sciences General
Biography & Autobiography
New York (N.Y.) Biography.
|Publisher|| Old Saybrook :Tantor Media2011
Ward, Pam, narrator.
Read by Pam Ward.
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Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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