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Cracks in the Sidewalk

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From the USA Today Bestselling Author of Spare Change, comes a powerful story that is a heart-wrenching reminder of how fragile relationships can be. Cracks in the Sidewalk is based on a true story. 

Claire McDermott is a wife, a mother, a grandmother...Her only daughter is gravely ill...Her son-in-law is resentful and angry... Her grandchildren are missing...

After years of writing letters, hoping to find the children, hoping to bring them back, Claire receives a reply...a dog-eared gray envelope is stuffed into her mailbox, but will it bring hope or simply put an end to the waiting? 

Customer Reviews

Such Heartaches

This book had me eating and sleeping with this continuing heartbreak of family that is so broke. Unfortuneately, this is a true story and probably in more than just this one life. I feel so blessed to have the family that I had growing up and am so troubled to think what these folks endured. A well written book and exhausting...loved it.

Cracks in the Sidewalk

What a lovely bittersweet story. I read it all the way through in two days. It perfectly fits the insane way things work today when something interrupts the flow of events in the welfare of children. It’s such a narrow line to walk, preserving the welfare of a child and serving the welfare of an organization. In Hawaii, I participated in a court case that went on for years. An observer would never know the welfare of a child had any influence on the proceedings nor on the outcome .

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Cracks In The Sidewalk

Oh, what a wonderful, heart warming story. Thanks for sharing a true story in such a meaningful story.

Cracks in the Sidewalk
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  • $4.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Family
  • Published: Aug 01, 2009
  • Publisher: Bent Pine Publishing
  • Seller: Bent Pine Publishing
  • Print Length: 361 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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