The Christmas Clock

The Christmas Clock

A Novel

Book - 2009
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"Teddy Williams was eight years old that Christmas, too young to understand all the undercurrents swirling around him in the tiny Michigan town of Dreyerville. He wasn't able to value that Christmas for the miracle it truly was. Teddy only knew he wanted to buy the beautiful Victorian clock in the window of Tremont's Antiques as a gift for his grandmother, Lottie Sparks, a woman desperate to find him a home before her rapidly progressing Alzheimer's left him an orphan. Teddy didn't know that in trying to buy the clock he would meet Sylvia Winters and Joe Dixon, a couple, once in love, desperate to overcome the past. He didn't know he would form a friendship with his neighbors, Floyd and Doris Culver, two people struggling to revive their long-dead marriage. He didn't know that these people would fill his Christmas with magic and hope; that the love of his friends would change his world, and that he would forever change theirs."--dust cover flap.
Published: New York : Vanguard Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9781593155476
1593155476
Branch Call Number: F MAR
Characteristics: 145 p. ;,20 cm.

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janet123
May 28, 2015

A quick read. A feel good story.

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claire1953
Jan 07, 2012

Similar to The Christmas Shoes, this book is not quite as sad. As far Christmas stories are concerned, it gives you a really good feeling about what is important in life. The story reads well and quickly and the author has managed to make the reader sympathetic towards the main characters in the story. An inspirational and feel-good story.

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