The Resource The Christmas list : [a novel], Richard Paul Evans, (electronic resource)

The Christmas list : [a novel], Richard Paul Evans, (electronic resource)

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The Christmas list : [a novel]
Title
The Christmas list
Title remainder
[a novel]
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Richard Paul Evans
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eng
Summary
A heartwarming and inspirational Christmas novel in the tradition of The Christmas Box, Grace, The Gift, and Finding Noel. The New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Box and The Walk series returns with a holiday novel of hope, love, and redemption.Dear Reader, When I was in seventh grade, my English teacher, Mrs. Johnson, gave our class the intriguing (if somewhat macabre) assignment of writing our own obituaries. Oddly, I don't remember much of what I wrote about my life, but I do remember how I died: in first place on the final lap of the Daytona 500. At the time, I hadn't considered writing as an occupation, a field with a remarkably low on-the-job casualty rate. What intrigues me most about Mrs. Johnson's assignment is the opportunity she gave us to confront our own legacy. How do we want to be remembered? That question has motivated our species since the beginning of time: from building pyramids to putting our names on skyscrapers. As I began to write this book, I had two objectives: First, I wanted to explore what could happen if someone read their obituary before they died and saw, firsthand, what the world really thought of them. Their legacy. Second, I wanted to write a Christmas story of true redemption. One of my family's holiday traditions is to see a local production of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. I don't know how many times I've seen it (perhaps a dozen), but it still thrills me to see the change that comes over Ebenezer Scrooge as he transforms from a dull, tight-fisted miser into a penitent, "giddy-as-aschoolboy" man with love in his heart. I always leave the show with a smile on my face and a resolve to be a better person. That's what I wanted to share with you, my dear readers, this Christmas -- a holiday tale to warm your season, your homes, and your hearts. Merry Christmas
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Evans, Richard Paul
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813.54
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PS3555.V259
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Read by John Dossett
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Dossett, John
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  • Life change events
  • Redemption
  • Christmas stories
  • Life change events
  • Redemption
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adult
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The Christmas list : [a novel], Richard Paul Evans, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (4 hr., 55 min., 27 sec.))
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9780743597296
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The Christmas list : [a novel], Richard Paul Evans, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (4 hr., 55 min., 27 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780743597296
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