The One-in-a-million Boy

The One-in-a-million Boy

Book - 2016
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When Quinn's young son suddenly dies, he seeks forgiveness for his shortcomings by completing one of his son's Boy Scout badges, where he forges a friendship with Ona, a 104-year-old woman.
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016
ISBN: 9780544617070
054461707X
Branch Call Number: FIC WOOD 2016
Characteristics: ix, 323 pages ; 24 cm

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litmv
Apr 27, 2017

I loved the context of this book. A great story. I gave it a 3 because it was definitely not a quick read for me.

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becker
Mar 15, 2017

Great dialogue and highly likeable characters make this a heart warming cozy read.

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nancyau12
Jan 21, 2017

Highly recommended to me by Pat from Bookclub. She said I would love this book

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fadzie
Oct 21, 2016

Such a beautiful story. Believable, likeable characters taking the reader through their stories - love, loss, redemption - connecting just by living the day to day and being human. So sad but also hopeful and inspiring.

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mishw
Oct 09, 2016

I loved the way this book was written. An easy flowing read. Funny and sad. I didn't want it to finish as the characters were people like you knew or wanted to know.

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sasie
Sep 21, 2016

Absolutely wonderful, heart warming, fabulous story.

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Reads_A_Lot
May 28, 2016

A lovely story of how the loss of a special little boy brings people from different walks of life together. Similar story style to A Man Called Ove and The Universe Versus Alex Woods. 104 year old Ona is a great character. Seeing Quinn grow as a friend and a human being through his relationship with Ona is heartwarming. I really enjoyed this book.

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