• An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny

    An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny (Paperback) By (author) Laura Schroff, By (author) Alex Tresniowski, Foreword by Valerie Salembier

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    DescriptionStopping was never part of the plan . . . She was a successful ad sales rep in Manhattan. He was a homeless, eleven-year-old panhandler on the street. He asked for spare change; she kept walking. But then something stopped her in her tracks, and she went back. And she continued to go back, again and again. They met up nearly every week for years and built an unexpected, life-changing friendship that has today spanned almost three decades. Whatever made me notice him on that street corner so many years ago is clearly something that cannot be extinguished, no matter how relentless the forces aligned against it. Some may call it spirit. Some may call it heart. It drew me to him, as if we were bound by some invisible, unbreakable thread. And whatever it is, it binds us still.

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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
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Laura Schroff, By (author) Alex Tresniowski, Foreword by Valerie Salembier
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 238
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    ISBN 13: 9781451648973
    ISBN 10: 1451648979

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    LC classification: F128.56 .S37 2012C
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    , black & white halftones
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    Publication date
    07 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Laura Schroff has worked as an advertising sales executive for some of the biggest media companies in the U.S., including Time Warner, USA TODAY, and Conde Nast. Alex Tresniowski is the top human-interest writer at People and has written several books, most notably The Vendetta, which was purchased by Universal Studios and used as a basis for the movie Public Enemies.
    Review quote
    "A single moment of obedience by an ordinary person started a wonderful relationship and a better life for a poor street child. Maurice started to dream, because Laura showed him compassion and kindness. This is exactly what Jesus is asking his followers to do today in a broken world. An Invisible Thread is an example for each and every one of us, not only in South Africa but in every other country. This book can and will change the world."--Dr. Johan Smith, Pastor of Moreleta Church in Pretoria, South Africa