Lamb, Wally Wishin' and Hopin'

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Wishin' and Hopin'

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It's 1964 and ten-year-old Felix is sure of a few things: the birds and the bees are puzzling, television is magical, and this is one Christmas he'll never forget…

The year is 1964. LBJ and Lady Bird are in the White House, Meet the Beatles is on everyone's turntables, and Felix Funicello is doing his best to navigate fifth grade - easier said than done when scary movies still give you nightmares.

Back in his beloved fictional town of Three Rivers, Connecticut, with a new cast of endearing characters, Wally Lamb takes his readers straight into the halls of St. Aloysius Gonzaga Parochial School, where Mother Filomina's word is law. But grammar and arithmetic move to the back burner this holiday season with the sudden arrivals of substitute teacher Madame Frechette, straight from Québec, and feisty Russian student Zhenya Kabakova. While Felix learns the meaning of French kissing and cultural misunderstanding, Wishin' and Hopin' barrels toward one outrageous Christmas.

From the Funicello family's bus-station lunch counter to the elementary school playground, Wishin' and Hopin' is a vivid slice of 1960s life, a wise and witty tale that celebrates where we've been, and how far we've come.

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Praise for THE HOUR I FIRST BELIEVED

‘A fine and humane novel which tries to make sense of America's turbulent times’ Daily Mail

‘Captivating…he entrances’ Financial Times

‘Those who love a good plot will not be disappointed…He avoids any maudlin sentiment and constantly surprises. He delivers on his message of redemption…it is genuinely moving.’ Independent

About the Author:

Wally Lamb is the author of three previous novels, most recently the New York Times bestseller The Hour I First Believed. His previous novels, She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True, were both number one New York Times bestsellers. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Christine. The Lambs are the parents of three sons.

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 234 x 153 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. It s 1964 and ten-year-old Felix is sure of a few things: the birds and the bees are puzzling, television is magical, and this is one Christmas he ll never forget.The year is 1964. LBJ and Lady Bird are in the White House, Meet the Beatles is on everyone s turntables, and Felix Funicello is doing his best to navigate fifth grade - easier said than done when scary movies still give you nightmares. Back in his beloved fictional town of Three Rivers, Connecticut, with a new cast of endearing characters, Wally Lamb takes his readers straight into the halls of St. Aloysius Gonzaga Parochial School, where Mother Filomina s word is law. But grammar and arithmetic move to the back burner this holiday season with the sudden arrivals of substitute teacher Madame Frechette, straight from Quebec, and feisty Russian student Zhenya Kabakova. While Felix learns the meaning of French kissing and cultural misunderstanding, Wishin and Hopin barrels toward one outrageous Christmas. From the Funicello family s bus-station lunch counter to the elementary school playground, Wishin and Hopin is a vivid slice of 1960s life, a wise and witty tale that celebrates where we ve been, and how far we ve come. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780007351206

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