The Luster of Lost Things
by Sophie Chen Keller


Overview - In this story for readers of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and A Man Called Ove , when all seems lost, he finds what matters most.

Walter Lavender Jr. is a master of finding. A wearer of high-tops. A maker of croissants.  Read more...


 
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Overview
In this story for readers of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and A Man Called Ove, when all seems lost, he finds what matters most.

Walter Lavender Jr. is a master of finding. A wearer of high-tops. A maker of croissants. A son keeping vigil, twelve years counting.

But he wouldn't be able to tell you. Silenced by his motor speech disorder, Walter's life gets lonely. Fortunately, he has The Lavenders--his mother's enchanted dessert shop, where marzipan dragons breathe actual fire. He also has a knack for tracking down any missing thing--except for his lost father.

So when the Book at the root of the bakery's magic vanishes, Walter, accompanied by his overweight golden retriever, journeys through New York City to find it--along the way encountering an unforgettable cast of lost souls.

Steeped in nostalgic wonder, The Luster of Lost Things explores the depths of our capacity for kindness and our ability to heal. A lyrical meditation on why we become lost and how we are found, from the bright, broken heart of a boy who knows where to look for everyone but himself.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780735210783
  • ISBN-10: 0735210780
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Publish Date: August 2017
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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