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The twelve topsy-turvy, very messy days of Christmas / James Patterson and Tad Safran.

Patterson, James, 1947- (author.). Safran, Tad, (author.).


During the holiday season, a family of three, missing someone very dear to them, find their house filling up with unexpected guests, making Christmas memories to last a lifetime.
After their mother's death on Christmas Day five years ago, Will and Ella Sullivan, and their father, Henry, come to a family agreement: Christmas is a holiday for other people. At their brownstone in Harlem, stockings go unstuffed, tinsel unstrewn, gifts unbought, mistletoe unhung, chestnuts unroasted, carols unplayed, cookies uncooked, a tree un-visible, and guests uninvited. Until this year. Until guests start arriving anyway. In pairs and sixes, in sevens and tens-- they keep coming. And they stay. For twelve long, hard, topsy-turvy, very messy days. That's when the Sullivans discover that those moments in life that defy hope, expectation, or even imagination, might be the best gifts of all. -- adapted from jacket, regular print edition

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  • ISBN: 9780316474429 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0316474428 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 390 pages (large print) ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition, First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2022.
Subject: Bereavement > Fiction.
Entertaining > Fiction.
Holidays > Fiction.
Gifts > Fiction.
Widowers > Fiction.
Animals > Fiction.
Large type books.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Christmas fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Large type books.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.


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