The Wishing Box

The Wishing Box

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Grand Central Pub
This "funny, magical debut" Glamour explores the surprising and unintended consequences of getting what you wish for. Julia, an almost-30 single mom whose life is mostly together, lives in Oakland with her young son. When she and her sister half-seriously build a wishing box for the return of their long-absent father-and suddenly he comes back-life spins unpredictably out of control. Now Julia has disappeared, and she and her quirky family of seers and seekers find new ways to puzzle out the strange pulls of fortune and fate.

Baker & Taylor
An exploration of the surprising and unintended consequences of getting what you wish for is seen through the eyes of almost-thirty single mother Julia, whose life in Oakland spins wildly out of control when she and her sister build a wishing box and wish for their father's return. Reprint.

Hachette Book Group
This "funny, magical debut" Glamour explores the surprising and unintended consequences of getting what you wish for. Julia, an almost-30 single mom whose life is mostly together, lives in Oakland with her young son. When she and her sister half-seriously build a wishing box for the return of their long-absent father-and suddenly he comes back-life spins unpredictably out of control. Now Julia has disappeared, and she and her quirky family of seers and seekers find new ways to puzzle out the strange pulls of fortune and fate.

Baker
& Taylor

Julia, a thirty-year-old single mother, and her sister build a wishing box and hold a ceremony for the return of their missing father, but when he miraculously reappears Julia has already set off on her own, in the same way her father had years before.

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780811831307
0811831302
Branch Call Number: F SLA
Characteristics: 311 p. ; 23 cm

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