Generations of believers in hope and goodwill have made Valentine Davies’ Miracle on 34th Street a treasured part of their holiday traditions. Millions of copies of this award-winning story have sold since its first publication in 1947, delighting readers of all ages. A facsimile edition of the book is now faithfully re-created, offering a new generation--and fans of the original--the beauty of the classic 1940s design. Details of how the book came to be written, and made into a beloved film, are included in a brief historical note.
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Miracle on 34th Street978-0-15-216377-8$13.95 HC 2001 Originally published in 1947
A white-bearded gentleman who appears at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade fills in for an unfit Santa Claus-and is asked to become the store's resident Santa. This Kris Kringle believes he is Santa, as do children from all over the city, and reindeer at the zoo nearby. A few skeptical souls try to have him declared insane, but miraculously, the State of New York, with the help of the U.S. Postal Service, come to the gent's rescue by declaring that he is indeed Santa Claus.
Since its first publication in 1947, this tale has been treasured by generations of believers, making this Academy Award-winning story part of holiday traditions all across America. This facsimile edition faithfully re-creates the first hardcover publication, inviting new families or readers to celebrate both the story and the charm of the original design.
A brief historical note, new in this edition, details the simultaneous development of the book and film.
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Book Description Harvest Books, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # 0156001985
Book Description Harvest Books, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Edition Unstated. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0156001985
Book Description Harvest Books, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0156001985