The Twelfth Angel
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The Twelfth Angel

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"A very special story about life and love and courage." MERLIN OLSEN, SPORTSCASTER John Harding had a high-powered career, a loving wife, and a beautiful son. He's lost it all and has returned to his home town of Boland, New Hampshire, teetering on the brink of suicide. But an old friend asks John to manage his old Little League team, the Angels. Reluctantly, he agrees, and meets a hopeless player who bears a striking resemblance to his dead son--and through their extroardinary relationship, John finds the wisdom in living that he thought had slipped beyond his grasp forever.... AN ALTERNATE SELECTION OF THE LITERARY GUILDshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 95 pages
  • 139.7 x 205.74 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Ballantine Books Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0449911500
  • 9780449911501
  • 244,370

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"A very special story about life and love and courage." MERLIN OLSEN, SPORTSCASTER John Harding had a high-powered career, a loving wife, and a beautiful son. He's lost it all and has returned to his home town of Boland, New Hampshire, teetering on the brink of suicide. But an old friend asks John to manage his old Little League team, the Angels. Reluctantly, he agrees, and meets a hopeless player who bears a striking resemblance to his dead son--and through their extroardinary relationship, John finds the wisdom in living that he thought had slipped beyond his grasp forever.... AN ALTERNATE SELECTION OF THE LITERARY GUILD "From the Paperback edition.show more

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