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Change

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by Daniel Davis
     
 

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June Brown is aware that changes need to come to the planet. In addition, she knows that John Wells would be the one to help her to bring these changes about. She had no idea just how immense the change would be or how fast it would come. Once she makes her chose at the choosing place, her life and the life of other would be for ever changed.

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June Brown is aware that changes need to come to the planet. In addition, she knows that John Wells would be the one to help her to bring these changes about. She had no idea just how immense the change would be or how fast it would come. Once she makes her chose at the choosing place, her life and the life of other would be for ever changed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466489226
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/08/2011
Pages:
118
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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This is my first book, it about people who can not live together or work together in peace. Till one of them makes a big choose in her life to bring about change that is long over do, but not in the way she had planned for it to happen. Once the change has start their is not stopping it.

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Change 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
BigAl70 More than 1 year ago
Too often I find short stories leave me hanging. I want to know “what happens next” or “I wonder how that worked out for him.” This story, while very short (barely over 2,000 words) didn't do that. There is one question I could ask about what a waitress in the story thought of the protagonist's last actions, but having experienced the story from the protagonist's point-of-view, knowing the answer to that seems like cheating. In fact, knowing the answer would cheapen the impact of the story. All of the above is purposely vague. Saying any more would spoil the story. What I will say is that this short story packs a punch for so few words with a life lesson about karma and bringing the right attitude to acts of charity. **Originally written for "Books and Pals" book blog. May have received a free review copy. **
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Janelle Fila for Readers' Favorite Change by Victor A. Davis is a short story taken straight from a real life situation about a young patron in a local diner. The girl is working class and only has five dollars to spend on her meal. The narrator is touched by the girl's honesty and the fact that she chooses a less expensive meal so she can afford to leave a tip. The workers in the diner rally round the girl, digging out their own nickels and dimes so that she can have a large, hearty meal. The narrator struggles with his own response to this issue. Should he offer to pay for the girl's meal? He worries that his offer might come across as a sleazy advance. Should he give a speech about how the tough times only last so long. That he is a product of similar circumstances and the girl should keep her chin up and continue striving forward. Not wanting to offend the girl or the other workers, the narrator tries to be a part of the situation in the most tasteful, tactful way possible, allowing the girl as much of her dignity as possible. I really enjoyed this piece and think other readers will appreciate the honesty of this story. It read like a real situation and never felt like a story to me. I think a lot of readers have been in this situation, on one side or the other, and will really appreciate the thought and care that the author used to describe all parties, giving them as much honor and dignity as possible while telling an inspiring and thought provoking tale.