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In "A Christmas Present", successful young attorney David Connors loses his loving wife in a terrible accident on Christmas Eve. His grief persistently haunts David and taints his view of the holiday season, driving him to the brink of suicide, until he has a magical encounter with St. Nicholas - Santa Claus, himself. A journey with St. Nick through time and space and a heartfelt reunion with his angelic wife guide David back to an appreciation of the true meaning of Christmas.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Coping with loss of loved one(s)    -   Yes Loss of...    -   wife/girlfriend/squeeze

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   a lawyer creature Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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