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Raising Wrecker

A Novel

by Summer Wood

Raising Wrecker by Summer Wood
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    Feb 2011, 304 pages
    Paperback:
    Sep 2012, 304 pages

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A story about unconventional families and the true meaning of love

Note: This book was published in hardcover in 2011 as Wrecker but is being reprinted in paperback as Raising Wrecker


Summer Wood's novel Raising Wrecker is an absolute hit with BookBrowse readers! 23 out of 26 reviewers rate it 4 or 5 stars, and they're heaping the praise! Here's what they have to say:

It is nice to read about good people doing good things for each other. Wrecker is a little boy whose adults have failed him. He is lucky enough to be taken in by some of the most engrossing, kind-hearted people there could possibly be. This book follows them as they learn to trust again and eventually learn that hope is not a bad thing (Cheri W). Raising Wrecker is a fierce and unapologetic celebration of life, a lesson in nurturing and a reminder of the work it takes to get the real loving done; I enjoyed it so much (Barb J). It makes us realize that love is all you need to make...

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