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This edition of A Christmas Carol includes a Foreword and
Biographical Note by Jane Yolen.
Scrooge was a foul old man who wrapped his cold, uncaring heart in
chains. Chains of greed. Bigotry. Contempt. Apathy. Selfishness. He
detested the world, and was alone. Until the night his long-dead
partner Marley appeared.
A hideous spectre forced to walk the earth forever, Marley was
damned. As Scrooge would be...unless he agrees to face three
ghosts. One would take Scrooge back to the memories he''d buried.
One would show Scrooge the world of joy and friendship he''d
rejected. One would force Scrooge into the dreadful shadow of the
future he''d forged.
Three ghosts of Christmas. Of Christmas Past. Of Christmas Present.
Of Christmas Yet to Come. All offering Scrooge a single gift--a
A last chance to give love.
A last chance to join life.