The Twelfth Angel

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Fawcett Columbine, 1993 - Fiction - 164 pages
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From the bestselling author of The Greatest Salesman in the World comes a modern parable of love and courage, persistence and victory. John Harding thought his life was over when his wife and only child died in a car accident. Then, a little boy, dying of a brain tumor, taught John the true meaning of life--even as his own life was fading away.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The heartbroken head of a multizillion-dollar corporation finds peace of mind, thanks to the world-class spunk of a gutsy-but-doomed, freckle-faced, Little Leaguer. Supersuccessful businessman John ... Read full review

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The book The Twelfth Angel was the best book I have ever read I could not but it down. The book encourages you and lifts you up it's never-give-up spirit and guide to living a good life just makes ... Read full review


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About the author (1993)

Og Mandino was born December 12, 1923 in Natick, Massachusetts. After high school, he joined the Army Air Corps. Upon returning from service in World War II, he was unemployed. Eventually, he became an editor for a magazine called Success Unlimited. This job was the starting point of his writing career. Mandino went on to write nineteen inspirational titles. They include The Greatest Salesman in the World, the Greatest Miracle in the World, the Return of the Ragpicker, the Twelfth Angel and the Choice. Since it's initial printing, The Greatest Salesman in the World has been translated into over 20 languages and is still considered one of the best-selling self-help books of all time. He died September 3, 1996.