Laplaine, Real The Buffalo Kid

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The Buffalo Kid

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The Buffalo Kid is a passionate story about a 71 year-old man and his struggle to rebound and find himself again. Formerly a successful business man, John Ross loses everything. Bankrupt and depressed, abandoned by his family, he ends up on the streets of Buffalo, New York, for over thirty years. He becomes known as The Buffalo Kid - the city's oldest homeless man. One day he meets a stranger to our world, one who has come to Earth to study our culture, and the two strike up a unique bond, one which catapults The Buffalo Kid from rags to riches and from walking the streets to saving the very city that rejected him. With each twist and turn, The Buffalo Kid discovers that he can make a difference and that he is not just a forgotten and useless man and over night, he is cast into a thrill ride which changes his life and the lives of many. A truly inspirational story, reminding us all that anyone, no matter their circumstances, deserves a second chance.

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What if that homeless man you passed every day on the streets had in fact been a successful business and family man? Or worse, what if he was your father – forgotten and abandoned over thirty years ago? What if fate had simply dealt him a bad card, a hand where he lost everything - his wife, his children, his career, his friends - his life? And what if by some strange coincidence, a chance meeting with a very unusual visitor, he got a second chance at life? 71 year-old John Ross, aka, The Buffalo Kid, the oldest street destitute in his city, finds himself suddenly vaulted from homelessness to a thrill ride which will challenge the shadow of the man he has become; a task which pushes the edges of the envelope, testing his core values more than he ever thought possible? A story that reminds us that everyone deserves a second chance.

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After 31 years of living on the streets, homeless and destitute, 71 year-old John Ross, once a successful business and family man, gets a new lease on his life, when he meets a stranger who offers him a bizarre opportunity to discard his rags and poverty and to engage in a collaboration which could have profound effects on the future of humanity. The Buffalo Kid is a thriller, with a unique and extraordinary twist, a story which many readers have already called inspiring, and which reminds us that anyone deserves a second chance - even the forgotten ones.

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Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 216 x 140 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Most of us look up at the stars at night in awe, but John Ross, aka the Buffalo Kid, the oldest street-person in his city, stares at the sky every night while huddled inside a cardboard box, fighting off pangs of hunger and wondering if he will survive another night on the streets. John Ross, now 71 years of age, has spent over three decades hiding in dark shadows and living on handouts. Once a successful business and family man, the Kid now lives with the constant humility of having hit rock-bottom and is haunted by the images of his children whom he has not seen for over thirty years. One night, feeling tired, dirty and not having eaten for nearly two days, the Kid forces himself to walk the cold and blustery streets in search of food, when he comes across a stranger who casually hands him a $50 bill. Stunned by the man s generosity, the Kid follows him and soon discovers something so bizarre and startling that it will change his life. What ensues is a collaboration between this off-world stranger and a destitute and forgotten man, an impossible mission to change his city and a second chance at life. Reader review: What a story! I couldn t put it down. It was everything I love in a story. Compelling characters that you could identify with. Significant social commentary. And a message of ultimate hope and faith in humanity. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781448675920

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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 238 pages. What if the homeless man you passed every day on the streets had in fact been a successful business and family man some 31 years before What if fate had simply dealt him a bad card, a hand wherein he lost it all - his wife and children, his career, his friends - his life And what if by some strange circumstances, after 31 years on the streets, he got a second chance at life 71 year-old John Ross, aka, The Buffalo Kid, finds himself suddenly lifted from rags and from living in a cardboard box as his home, into a thrill ride which will change the face of his city, the very city that forgot about him, a ride which will challenge the shadow of the man he once was A story that reminds us that everyone deserves a second chance. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781448675920

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Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 216 x 140 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Most of us look up at the stars at night in awe, but John Ross, aka the Buffalo Kid, the oldest street-person in his city, stares at the sky every night while huddled inside a cardboard box, fighting off pangs of hunger and wondering if he will survive another night on the streets. John Ross, now 71 years of age, has spent over three decades hiding in dark shadows and living on handouts. Once a successful business and family man, the Kid now lives with the constant humility of having hit rock-bottom and is haunted by the images of his children whom he has not seen for over thirty years. One night, feeling tired, dirty and not having eaten for nearly two days, the Kid forces himself to walk the cold and blustery streets in search of food, when he comes across a stranger who casually hands him a $50 bill. Stunned by the man s generosity, the Kid follows him and soon discovers something so bizarre and startling that it will change his life. What ensues is a collaboration between this off-world stranger and a destitute and forgotten man, an impossible mission to change his city and a second chance at life. Reader review: What a story! I couldn t put it down. It was everything I love in a story. Compelling characters that you could identify with. Significant social commentary. And a message of ultimate hope and faith in humanity. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781448675920

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