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Angels on Earth : inspiring stories of fate, friendship, and the power of connections / Laura Schroff, and Alex Tresniowski.

Schroff, Laura (author.). Tresniowski, Alex (author.).

Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at NC Cardinal.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Branch 177.7 Schroff (Text) 34269000131210 Adult Nonfiction Available -
George H. & Laura E. Brown Library 177.7 Sch (Text) 30308101150028 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library 177.7 S (Text) 39149007468465 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Statesville Main Library 177.7 SCH (Text) 33114017930587 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Walnut Cove Public Library 177.7 SCH (Text) 40599000970346 Adult Nonfiction Available -
West Asheville Library 177.7 SCH (Text) 0020511850206 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Wilkes County Public Library 177 SCH (Text) 50501011558596 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Yadkin County Public Library 177.7 SCH (Text) 30671100912296 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1501145231
  • ISBN: 9781501145230
  • ISBN: 1501144758
  • ISBN: 9781501144752
  • Physical Description: 299 pages ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First Howard Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Howard Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: The hug -- The garage door -- The wallet -- The neighbor -- The snowstorm -- The knock -- The bookstore -- The mitzvah -- The donor -- The twenty-five tacos -- The six cups of coffee -- The sweater -- The helper's high -- The friendship -- The first word -- The hurricane -- The twins -- The tug -- The advance -- The five -- The babysitter -- The bargain -- The facilitator -- The purpose -- The garden -- The warning -- The rabbit -- The sunburn -- The child -- The rainbow.
Summary, etc.: A book about the incredible impact that acts of kindness from strangers can have on the world around us. One day in 1986, Laura Schroff, a busy ad sales executive, passed an eleven-year-old boy panhandling on the street. She stopped and offered to take him to McDonald's for lunch. Twenty years later, at Laura's fiftieth birthday party, Maurice Mazyck gave a toast, thanking Laura for her act of kindness, which ended up changing the course of his life. In that toast, Maurice said that when Laura stopped on that busy street corner all those years ago, God had sent him an angel. Laura's invisible thread journey has deepened her belief that angels--divine and otherwise--are all around us. People from around the country and world began sharing with Laura their own stories about how chance encounters with strangers have changed their lives. From a woman who saved a life simply by buying someone a book, to a financier who gave a stranger the greatest gift of all, to a teacher who chose a hug over discipline and changed a lost boy's future. Angels on Earth sheds light on how each of us can live happier, more purposeful lives through sharing acts of kindness.
Subject: Conduct of life Anecdotes
Caring United States Anecdotes
Helping behavior United States Anecdotes
Kindness United States Anecdotes
Genre: Anecdotes.
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