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With only a short time left to live, terminally ill Jack spends his last days preparing to say goodbye to his devoted wife, Lizzie, and their three children. Then, unthinkably, tragedy strikes again. Struggling to rebuild their lives after Lizzie's death, Jack reunites everyone at Lizzie's childhood home on the oceanfront in South Carolina.



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David Baldacci delivers a moving, family drama about learning to love again after terrible heartbreak and loss in this classic New York Times bestseller.

It's almost Christmas, but there is no joy in the house of terminally ill Jack and his family. With only a short time left to live, he spends his last days preparing to say goodbye to his devoted wife, Lizzie, and their three children. Then, unthinkably, tragedy strikes again: Lizzie is killed in a car accident. With no one able to care for them, the children are separated from each other and sent to live with family members around the country.

Just when all seems lost, Jack begins to recover in a miraculous turn of events. He rises from what should have been his deathbed, determined to bring his fractured family back together. Struggling to rebuild their lives after Lizzie's death, he reunites everyone at Lizzie's childhood home on the oceanfront in South Carolina. And there, over one unforgettable summer, Jack will begin to learn to love again, and he and his children will learn how to become a family once more.



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One Summer is a beautifully written story about family, redemption and hope. Baldacci demonstrates why, regardless of genre, he's one of the world's foremost storytellers.--Richard Paul Evans, #1 bestselling author of The Walk and The Christmas Box

[A] touching family story.--USA Today

[Fans] will find in these pages a good message and a big heart.--Washington Post

If you know David Baldacci only as a thriller writer, you need to read more of David Baldacci. In One Summer, he writes as beautifully and insightfully about the pathways of the human heart as he does about the corridors of power. The twists and turns in this hugely emotional and unforgettable novel come from the resilience of one father's spirit and the revelation of the love that binds a family, in this world and even beyond. If you read one book this summer, make it One Summer.--Lisa Scottoline, author of Save Me

Just when you think David Baldacci has a permanent bird's eye view of the Pentagon from Air Force One, he surprises us all with a beautifully told story of the fate of a family devastated by loss and healed by love. One Summer has it all, humor, grace and redemption, delivered with humanity and wisdom in the capable and sure hands of America's great storyteller.--Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of Very Valentine and Lucia, Lucia

Readers better have their hankies ready.--RT Book Reviews



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DAVID BALDACCI is a global #1 bestselling author, and one of the world's favorite storytellers. His books are published in over forty-five languages and in more than eighty countries, with 150 million copies sold worldwide. His works have been adapted for both feature film and television. David Baldacci is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. Still a resident of his native Virginia, he invites you to visit him at DavidBaldacci.com and his foundation at WishYouWellFoundation.org.
Dimensions (Overall): 8 Inches (H) x 5.3 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: .67 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 337
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Publisher: Grand Central Pub
Format: Paperback
Author: David Baldacci
Language: English
Street Date: December 27, 2011
TCIN: 13736778
UPC: 9780446583152
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-0163
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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