The christmas list book review

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The Christmas List by Richard Paul Evans

The New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Box returns with a holiday novel of hope, love, and redemption.

Dear Reader,
When I was in seventh grade, my English teacher, Mrs. Johnson, gave our class the intriguing (if somewhat macabre) assignment of writing our own obituaries. Oddly, I dont remember much of what I wrote about my life, but I do remember how I died: in first place on the final lap of the Daytona 500. At the time, I hadnt considered writing as an occupation, a field with a remarkably low on-the-job casualty rate.

What intrigues me most about Mrs. Johnsons assignment is the opportunity she gave us to confront our own legacy. How do we want to be remembered? That question has motivated our species since the beginning of time: from building pyramids to putting our names on skyscrapers.

As I began to write this book, I had two objectives: First, I wanted to explore what could happen if someone read their obituary before they died and saw, firsthand, what the world really thought of them. Their legacy.

Second, I wanted to write a Christmas story of true redemption. One of my familys holiday traditions is to see a local production of Charles Dickenss A Christmas Carol. I dont know how many times Ive seen it (perhaps a dozen), but it still thrills me to see the change that comes over Ebenezer Scrooge as he transforms from a dull, tight-fisted miser into a penitent, giddy-as-aschoolboy man with love in his heart. I always leave the show with a smile on my face and a resolve to be a better person. Thats what I wanted to share with you, my dear readers, this Christmas -- a holiday tale to warm your season, your homes, and your hearts.

Merry Christmas
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Based in part on a real-life assignment the author once had if I'm reading correctly. James Kier does what he wants and gets what he wants no matter who he hurts along the way--his wife, his son, his The Christmas list by Richard Paul Evans Christmas story about a man who is featured in the obituary column one day but he's not dead. He attends the service of the right man-same name and as a bus Each of his more than thirty-five novels has been a New York Times bestseller.

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