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The Wishing Jar

Stokes, Penelope J.

ISBN 10: 0849917077 / ISBN 13: 9780849917073
Published by W Publishing Group, 2002
New Condition: New Hardcover
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The Wishing Jar. It's a family heirloom, with a magical legend attached. But Abbey and Edith and Neal Grace know the Wishing Jar isn't really magic. But the Jar does wield some elusive force. It's red-and-gold phoenix is a symbol of survival - of life rising from the ashes. For nearly a hundred years, the Wishing Jar has been inexplicably linked to a lineage of strong Quinn women. The Wishing Jar does lead the elder Quinn on a journey somewhere between past and present - a journey that will alter the course of all their lives. 287 pages. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003193

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Title: The Wishing Jar

Publisher: W Publishing Group

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: First Printing.

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Abby Quinn McDougall mourns the loss of her husband and wishes for a simpler, less burdened life, while her daughter, Neal Grace, struggles with her father's death, and her ailing mother, Edith, wishes for her life to come to an end.

About the Author:

Penelope J. Stokes is the critically acclaimed author of The Blue Bottle Club, The Amethyst Heart, The Amber Photograph, The Treasure Box, The Wishing Jar and The Memory Book. She holds a Ph.D. in Renaissance Literature and was a college professor for 12 years before leaving the classroom to write full-time. Stokes resides in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina. Visit her website at www.penelopejstokes.com.

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