The Resource Chip Crockett''s Christmas Carol, (ebook)

Chip Crockett''s Christmas Carol, (ebook)

Label
Chip Crockett''s Christmas Carol
Title
Chip Crockett''s Christmas Carol
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The father of an autistic child dreams of a Christmas miracle in this moving short novel nominated for the World Fantasy Award-proceeds to be donated to Autism Speaks When Brendan touches his four-year-old son, Peter screams and pulls away. He suffers from a form of autism known as Pervasive Developmental Disorder and has no idea how much his father wants to make him smile. Their relationship is tortured, but Christmas is coming, and a miracle might come with it. An unlikely harbinger of the holidays arrives in the form of Tony Kemper, Brendan's childhood friend who's never quite gotten over his glory days as a 1970s punk sensation. Broke, unemployed, and homeless, Tony has recently become obsessed with the long-canceled Chip Crockett television show, a beloved memory from when they were kids. Not a minute of footage remains of Chip, but these three boys are about to discover that when an entertainer is truly great, his magic will last forever. Previously serialized online, this is the first time Chip Crockett's Christmas Carol has been published in ebook form. Elizabeth Hand will donate all proceeds from this book to Autism Speaks in honor of special education teacher Anne Marie Murphy, who was killed in the Sandy Hook shooting. The two attended the same high school, where Murphy was a friend of Hand's younger sister
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hand, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Autistic children
  • Miracles
  • Christmas.
Target audience
adult
Label
Chip Crockett''s Christmas Carol, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480422049
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549447
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11549447
System control number
MWT11549447
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Chip Crockett''s Christmas Carol, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480422049
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549447
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11549447
System control number
MWT11549447
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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