The Changing Season

The Changing Season

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This was supposed to be a simple summer for Billy: one more lazy expanse of time before college began. He'd fill the hours playing with Jimmy - his canine best buddy - going camping and doing all the things he promised Jimmy they'd do before Billy left. But that was before the accident that shook the entire town. It was before the summer job that turned into something so much more than a way to get a paycheck. And it was before Vicki. This summer was destined to be many things to Billy, things he didn't truly understand until now. But it was definitely not going to be simple. An enormously touching, richly textured, deeply moving novel of new adulthood, THE CHANGING SEASON is an experience to savor.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 137 x 216 x 19mm | 308g
  • Stamford, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1611882419
  • 9781611882414

Review quote

Manchester's The Changing Season will be to young adults what Old Yeller is to my grandson." -- Ed Asner, Actor, Up, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant, Elf The Changing Season is a story that will bring you back to that awkward period of time between childhood and adult life. I highly recommend this book." -- Richard Paul Evans, #1 New York Times bestselling author, THE CHRISTMAS BOX The Changing Season is a thought-provoking coming-of-age tale that explores the complicated themes of love, faith, family and, above all, loyalty. Mr. Manchester's portrayal of a boy at the cusp of manhood is evocative and sympathetic." -- Susan Wilson, New York Times bestselling author, ONE GOOD DOG Heartfelt, emotional, and beautifully written, The Changing Season is captivating. Steven Manchester is one gifted storyteller!" -- Carla Neggers, New York Times bestselling author, HARBOR ISLAND In The Changing Season, Steven Manchester brings us a warm-hearted story of love and loyaltyboth canine and humanand shows us what it really means to be a best friend." -- Teresa Ryne, #1 New York Times bestselling author, THE DOG LIVES (AND SO WILL I) Beautifully written, poignant, and bittersweet, The Changing Season is a wonderful coming of age story." -- Christine Feehan, #1 New York Times bestselling author, the Dark series "Readers will love and recommend this story of love, loyalty, betrayal and truth." Crystal Book Reviews "If you are human, The Changing Season will burrow deep into your soul as you recall the changing seasons of your own life." Tome Tender
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About Steven Manchester

Steven Manchester is the author of the #1 bestsellers Twelve Months, The Rockin' Chair, Pressed Pennies, and Gooseberry Island as well as the novel Goodnight, Brian. His work has appeared on NBC's Today Show, CBS's The Early Show, CNN's American Morning, and BET's Nightly News. Recently, three of Manchester's short stories were selected 101 Best" for the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. He lives in southern Massachusetts. Website: http://www.stevenmanchester.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorStevenManchester
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Rating details

114 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
5 48% (55)
4 31% (35)
3 15% (17)
2 5% (6)
1 1% (1)
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