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The Daisy Field

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A lonely old woman, Lily, watches a foster child tend a small urban flower garden outside her window at a senior care facility that is across the street from Chicago's poverty-stricken Cabrini-Green projects. The talented and affable boy, Presley, is devoted to his daisies. When Lily reaches out to him, the two become fast friends. She helps him navigate his far-from-nurtu ...more
Paperback, 251 pages
Published May 30th 2011 by Two Harbors Press
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Rebia
Oct 02, 2011 Rebia rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone
Recommended to Rebia by: goodreads giveaway
I'm only on chapter 3 - I received this as a goodreads giveaway on uhm...Thursday - just prior to my b-day, happy b-day to me! :-)

So far, I'm impressed, very hard to put down - really getting into knowing the characters -

I'll update later as I'm further along (stupid housecleaning and other day-to-day stuff keeps distracting me!) - definitely a "goodread" though!

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LOVE-LOVE-LOVE THIS BOOK!
omg, totally tugs at your heart-strings!
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Judy
Nov 11, 2013 Judy rated it liked it
"Sweet" is what I'd call this book. For sure, the word can cut both ways. Sweet in an "aw shucks" kind of way, where your heart is warmed by the story, is one way. Another is syrupy, over-the-top, too good to be true, sweet. In my opinion, this book is both. Yes, it is unbelievable how black & white the characters are; the bad guys are so heartless & cruel, & the good folks are on the opposite end of that spectrum. The events, especially the ending, are predictable & can been see ...more
Tima
Oct 06, 2011 Tima rated it really liked it
Shelves: general-fiction
Lily is a lonely elderly lady and Presley is a foster child in an unloving home. A love of flowers and music draws them together. But life either of their homes is not the best, nor are they in the best part of town.

This is a beautiful story about love, acceptance and miracles. The story caught my attention at the very beginning and kept me interested the entire time. I couldn't wait to see what would happen next. The characters are so likeable, especially Presley. I enjoyed the way the author h
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Heather
Feb 28, 2012 Heather rated it liked it
The book was quite predictable.
Valerie Petersen
Oct 02, 2013 Valerie Petersen rated it it was ok
Ho hum...I thought this was written for a Young Adult audience. The ending was so "pat" - "and they all lived happily ever after!"
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