The Gift

Kobo ebook | February 25, 2009

byDanielle Steel

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On a June day, a young woman in a summer dress steps off a Chicago-bound bus into a small midwestern town. She doesn't intend to stay. She is just passing through. Yet her stopping here has a reason and it is part of a story that you will never forget.

The time is the 1950s, when life was simpler, people still believed in dreams, and family was, very nearly, everything. The place is a small midwestern town with a high school and a downtown, a skating pond and a movie house. And on a tree-lined street in the heartland of America, an extraordinary set of events begins to unfold. And gradually what seems serendipitous is tinged with purpose. A happy home is shattered by a child's senseless death. A loving marriage starts to unravel. And a stranger arrives—a young woman who will touch many lives before she moves on. She and a young man will meet and fall in love. Their love, so innocent and full of hope, helps to restore a family's dreams. And all of their lives will be changed forever by the precious gift she leaves them.

The Gift, Danielle Steel's thirty-third best-selling work, is a magical story told with stunning simplicity and power. It reveals a relationship so moving it will take your breath away. And it tells a haunting and beautiful truth about the unpredictability—and the wonder—of life.


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On a June day, a young woman in a summer dress steps off a Chicago-bound bus into a small midwestern town. She doesn't intend to stay. She is just passing through. Yet her stopping here has a reason and it is part of a story that you will never forget. The time is the 1950s, when life was simpler, people still believed in dreams, and ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 25, 2009Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307566900

ISBN - 13:9780307566904

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow!! This was the first Danielle Steel book that I read, but so far it has been the best! It was so easy to get into and I loved the characters. Although this book isn't long, its short but sweet!I definately recommend this book especially if you like Danielle Steel
Date published: 2001-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing When I first began this book, it became impossible to put down. The story will touch your life and somehow it will show you that you are surrounded by small miracles every day. Danieele Steele has written the finest book ever about life and the unexpected changes that occur daily. An absolute wonderful story.
Date published: 2000-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the gift ~ danielle steel the gift by danielle steel was one of the best books that i have ever read from.... ANYONE! i love reading danielle steel books and this one is definately my favorite out of them all! it shows that love can happen to anyone, at any age despite mistakes that you have made in the past. it also shows hope and love between strangers. i would recommend this book to anyone!
Date published: 2000-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awsome! This was one of the greatest books that I have read...I loved it...I finished the book in two evenings....and when I was finished with it...I set it down on the table...and cried. My mother asked me why...and I told her because of the book. I really enjoyed reading it...I fell in love with the book and have read it 3 times since.
Date published: 2000-07-17