The Christmas Box

The Christmas Box

eBook - 2012
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Since it was first published, more than seven million people have been touched by the magic of The Christmas Box When Richard Paul Evans wrote The Christmas Box As Evans began to write, he was amazed at the inspiration that flowed into his mind and heart. He completed the moving story of a widow and the young family who comes to live with her in less than six weeks, and bound twenty copies to give as Christmas presents to family and friends. In the following weeks, those twenty copies were shared and passed along from family to family, from friend to friend, and what began as a tale for two little girls became a message of miracles, hope, and healing for people throughout the world
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon and Schuster, 2012
Edition: 20th anniversary edition
ISBN: 9781476702568
147670256X
Branch Call Number: eBook--Adult
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gtct
Nov 12, 2014

A so-so novel. Kind of disappointing as I have read most of his other works and liked them.

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deisylaw
Feb 15, 2012

Many said this is one of his best book written... but I think his other books e.g. "The Walk", "Miles to Go", and "The Christmas List" are much better written.

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winterstar
Oct 04, 2009

After living in southern California, Rick and Keri return to Utah with their four-year old daughter Jenna to start up a formal wear rental business many years ago. The couple answers an ad for a live-in family to prepare meals and do light household chores for a wealthy, elderly woman, but the details are not given. The arrangements are made and the family enjoys staying with their new matriarch, Mrs. Mary Anne Parkin in her spacious Victorian mansion. Rick begins hearing music and is drawn by an angel to examine items in the attic of the house. He finds a music box with the Nativity etched onto its surface. Inside are intimate letters dated from years before.

Rick's work forces him to miss much of the goings on in the house and he is short on time to spend with his young daughter. Mary chides Rick for ignoring his daughter at bedtime, recommending a book for him to read to her. She also poses to him a question about the first gift of Christmas. Keri is disturbed by several absences by Mary from her home in snowy December weather. Eventually, the family learns their hostess is afflicted with an inoperable brain cancer. After she is hospitalized, Rick learns the letters were written to her long dead daughter who is buried in a cemetery across the street.

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