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The One in A Million Boy
Author: Monica Wood

ISBN: 9781472228369
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 5 April 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3 x 2.6
A one-in-a-million story for anyone who loves to laugh, cry, and think about how extraordinary ordinary life can be.

Miss Ona Vitkus has - aside from three months in the summer of 1914 - lived unobtrusively, her secrets fiercely protected.

The boy, with his passion for world records, changes all that. He is eleven. She is one hundred and four years, one hundred and thirty three days old (they are counting). And he makes her feel like she might be really special after all. Better late than never...

Only it's been two weeks now since he last visited, and she's starting to think he's not so different from all the rest.

Then the boy's father comes, for some reason determined to finish his son's good deed. And Ona must show this new stranger that not only are there odd jobs to be done, but a life's ambition to complete.

About the Author

Monica Wood is an award-winning, bestselling novelist and memoirist. Born in Maine, New England, to an Irish Catholic family, she worked as a guidance counsellor and in a nursing home before becoming a full-time...

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