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Secret Santa
     

Secret Santa

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by Anne Osborn Osborn Poelman
 
Touching and powerful Christmas story about a poor family caught in the depths of the Great Depression. The father has found that work is scarce and that providing for even the most basic necessities is very difficult. How will they provide Christmas for the family? Tom, his oldest son, decides that he will be Santa Claus, but finds obstacles and difficulties in his

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Touching and powerful Christmas story about a poor family caught in the depths of the Great Depression. The father has found that work is scarce and that providing for even the most basic necessities is very difficult. How will they provide Christmas for the family? Tom, his oldest son, decides that he will be Santa Claus, but finds obstacles and difficulties in his way.

Dr Poelman is an internationally renowned neuroradiologist and lectures throughout the world. This is her first novel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573457927
Publisher:
Shadow Mountain Publishing
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Pages:
153
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 7.31(h) x 0.78(d)

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Secret Santa 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I unexpectedly bumped into Dr. Poleman at a book signing in the cafeteria at the University of Utah Medical Center. She was such a warm and animated person that I just had to hear her story! I read it cover to cover on Christmas afternoon! Her characters (based on her husband's childhood) come to life and tell their heat-warming story of love and survival in the depression. (The teenagers' personalities are timeless and true!) The twist at the end makes it all the better!