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Christmas Jars has sold more than half a million copies worldwide and was a New York Times best-selling novel. This beautiful hardcover collector's edition contains the complete text of the bestselling fictional holiday favorite as well as more than twenty true, inspiring stories of people who have experienced the Christmas Jar miracle in their own lives by either giving or receiving an anonymous jar full of coins. Hope Jensen is a young, single woman and an aspiring newspaper writer, and when she receives a much-needed but anonymous Christmas gift, she's determined to find her benefactor. That search leads her to an unusual family with a longstanding Christmas tradition. Sensing a front-page feature article, Hope desperately wants to publish their story, but doing so would be a breach of trust. What she decides to do will change her life forever. A classic Christmas tale, Christmas Jars has sparked a national phenomenon of giving and a community tradition of generous outreach across the nation.
|Publisher:||Shadow Mountain Publishing|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)|
|Age Range:||16 - 18 Years|
About the Author
Jason F. Wright is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of ten novels. Articles by Jason have appeared in more than fifty newspapers and magazines across the United States including The Washington Times, The Chicago Tribune, and Forbes. He has been seen on FoxNews, CNN, CSPAN and on many local and national radio shows. He lives with his wife, Kodi, and their four children in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
Read an Excerpt
A True Story My husband is dying of leukemia and one night I was sitting in the bedroom beside him looking at my deceased mother's photo album when I heard the doorbell. When I answered it, nobody was there but on the doormat was a book with a jar tied to it with a red gingham ribbon. I took it inside and ran to the window to see if I could see anyone outside. I did not. About that time the phone rang and a girl told me to open my door there was a gift for me and she hung up. I went back to the bedroom and began reading Christmas Jars to find out the meaning of this gift. I was shaking and in disbelief that anyone would do such a kind and generous act for us. The next day about noontime, I finally decided to open the jar and count the contents. To my amazement, there was over $500 in the jar! I believe my mother was my angel that night that caused this wonderful act of kindness to come to us. Not knowing how to properly thank an anonymous giver, I decided that the best thing I could do would be to start my own Christmas jar so that next year I can lift someone's spirits the way mine were this Christmas when things were so difficult. It's something I will never forget. God's love did come down at Christmas.