Empty Stockings: A Brooklyn Christmas Tale
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Empty Stockings: A Brooklyn Christmas Tale

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Christmas 1963.
A nation mourns the loss of its president.
A young boy mourns the life his Irish-Catholic,
working-class father never had.

Rory Maguire is a fourteen-year-old boy looking for a better life for himself and his family in Brooklyn, New York. His father, Harry, had a terrible accident that cost him his job, his ability to walk, and his dignity. His brother, D...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Pocket Books (first published November 1st 2003)
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I really enjoyed this. Great characters, well-written. Not too many surprises, but the kind of light, heart-warming story that is nice to hear this time of year.
A good solid holiday/historical fiction read. Not heavy, nothing too unique, but fun. I loved all the 1960s details.
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