The Tree Nobody Wanted

Christmas Eve, 1946. Brooklyn—the poor side, the tough side, Brownsville. The Christmas tree sellers have turned off their lights and gone home. The lots are empty except for a few forlorn trees that nobody wanted. An eleven-year-old boy goes out to choose one to take home to the apartment he shares with his grandmother. What follows is part fable, part remembrance, part miracle. More

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Published: Nov. 28, 2011
Words: 6,810
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465797223
About Tom McCann

Tom McCann is the author of the critically acclaimed best-selling nonfiction book, An American Company: The Tragedy of United Fruit (Crown, 1976), and the novel, Earth Angel, published in 2002. He is also a playwright and has written several screen- and teleplays. McCann is a television producer who has produced prime-time docudramas for both network and public television. He was born in Brooklyn and now lives in Boston.

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