The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened: A Novel by Don RobertsonThe Greatest Thing That Almost Happened: A Novel by Don Robertson

The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened: A Novel

byDon Robertson

Paperback | September 1, 2009

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Rediscover an American classic! The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened by Don Robertson is an emotionally resonant, wonderfully evocative journey back to the early 1950s that reintroduces readers to a teenaged Morris Bird III, one of the most endearing characters in contemporary American literature. Fan Stephen King puts the first book in the Morris Bird III trilogy, The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread “on the same shelf as Catcher in the Rye and The Outsiders,” and calls Don Robertson “one of the best unknown novelists in the <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_country-region _w3a_st="on">United States.” Find out what you’ve been missing with The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened.

Don Robertson (1929-1999) wrote eighteen novels, including two others featuring Morris Bird III:The Greatest Thing Since Sliced BreadandThe Sum and Total of Now.The Greatest Thing That Almost Happenedwas made into a movie starring James Earl Jones.
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Title:The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:September 1, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061868140

ISBN - 13:9780061868146

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“If you have ever been, or loved, a 17-year-old boy, get this book and read it and marvel at the tremendous naturalness with which Mr. Robertson writes.”