Cracks in the Sidewalk

Bent Pine Publishing
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From the Bestselling Author of Spare Change, comes a powerful story that is a heart-wrenching reminder of how fragile relationships can be. Cracks in the Sidewalk is based on a true story. 

Claire McDermott is a wife, a mother, a grandmother...Her only daughter is gravely ill...Her son-in-law is resentful and angry... Her grandchildren are missing...

After years of writing letters, hoping to find the children, hoping to bring them back, Claire receives a reply...a dog-eared gray envelope is stuffed into her mailbox, but will it bring hope or simply put an end to the waiting?     

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Publisher
Bent Pine Publishing
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Published on
Aug 1, 2009
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Pages
361
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ISBN
9780983887904
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / Literary
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This content is DRM protected.
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