A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness--And a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression (Hardcover, Large Print)

How One Man's Kindness--And a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression

By Ted Gup

Center Point, 9781602859258, 478pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2010

Summer 2012 Reading Group

“A suitcase of letters leads Ted Gup on a journey to his hometown of Canton, Ohio, during the heart of the Great Depression. A Secret Gift is a wonderful look at one man's generosity in a time of despair and how the human spirit survives even the most difficult times. Gup weaves the tale of the lives of those touched by the secret letters and their descendants with great care and charm.”
— Sam Droke-Dickinson, Aaron's Books, Lititz, PA
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November 2010 Indie Next List

“A suitcase of letters leads Ted Gup on a journey to his hometown of Canton, Ohio, during the heart of the Great Depression. A Secret Gift is a wonderful look at one man's generosity in a time of despair and how the human spirit survives even the most difficult times. Gup weaves the tale of the lives of those touched by the secret letters and their descendants with great care and charm.”
— Sam Droke-Dickinson, Aaron's Books, Lititz, PA
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Originally published: New York: Penguin Press, c2010.
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