Wishin' And Hopin': A Novel

Wishin' And Hopin': A Novel

Paperback | November 2, 2010

byWally Lamb

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Wally Lamb, the beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hour I First Believed, I Know This Much Is True, and She’s Come Undone, delivers a holiday treat with Wishin’ and Hopin’—an unforgettable novella that captures the warmth and joy of the holiday season. Poignant and hilarious, in a vein similar to Jean Shepherd’s A Christmas Story and David Sedaris’s The Santaland Diaries, Lamb’s Christmas tale focuses on a feisty parochial school fifth grader named Felix Funicello—a distant cousin of the iconic Annette!

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Wally Lamb, the beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hour I First Believed, I Know This Much Is True, and She’s Come Undone, delivers a holiday treat with Wishin’ and Hopin’—an unforgettable novella that captures the warmth and joy of the holiday season. Poignant and hilarious, in a vein similar to Jean Shepherd’s A Chri...

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In Wally Lamb’s pitch perfect new novel,it is 1964. LBJ and Lady Bird are in theWhite House, Meet the Beatles is on everyone’sturntable, and ten-year-old Felix Funicello(distant cousin of the iconic Annette!) is doinghis best to navigate fifth grade—easier said thandone when scary movies still give you nightmaresand you bear a striking...

Wally Lamb is the author of four previous novels, including theNew York Timesand national bestsellerThe Hour I First BelievedandWishin' and Hopin', a bestselling novella. His first two works of fiction,She's Come UndoneandI Know This Much Is True, were both number-oneNew York Timesbestsellers and Oprah's Book Club selections. He lives ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.12 × 5 × 0.72 inPublished:November 2, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061941018

ISBN - 13:9780061941016

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“Charming…. Full of pop-culture references of the day…this will have broad appeal.”