The One-In-A-Million Boy
by Monica Wood


Overview - The incandescent story of a 104-year-old woman and the sweet, strange young boy assigned to help her around the house a friendship that touches each member of the boy s unmoored family For years, guitarist Quinn Porter has been on the road, chasing gig after gig, largely absentto his twice-ex-wife Belle and their odd, Guinness records obsessed son.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The incandescent story of a 104-year-old woman and the sweet, strange young boy assigned to help her around the house a friendship that touches each member of the boy s unmoored family For years, guitarist Quinn Porter has been on the road, chasing gig after gig, largely absentto his twice-ex-wife Belle and their odd, Guinness records obsessed son. When the boy dies suddenly, Quinn seeks forgiveness for his paternal shortcomings by completing the requirements for his son s unfinished Boy Scout badge.For seven Saturdays, Quinn does yard work for Ona Vitkus, the wily 104-year-old Lithuanian immigrant the boy hadvisited weekly.Quinn soon discovers that the boy had talked Ona into gunning for theworld record for Oldest Licensed Driver and that s the least of her secrets. Despite himself, Quinn picks up where the boy left off, forging a friendship with Ona that allows him to know the son he never understood, a boy who was always listening, always learning."The One-in-a-Million Boy"is a richly layered novel ofhearts broken seemingly beyond repair and then bound by a stunning act of human devotion."


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  • ISBN-13: 9781410492142
  • ISBN-10: 1410492141
  • Publisher: Wheeler Publishing Large Print
  • Publish Date: August 2016
  • Page Count: 547
  • Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.6 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 pounds


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