Wish You Well
by David Baldacci
Paperback- $9.28

David Baldacci's million-copy-plus bestseller is now a feature film available on DVD and video on demand!
Precocious 12-year-old Louisa Mae ...

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  "wish you well" by tammyh2 (see profile) 08/21/10

A bit to discriptive which took away from the book. Easy read.

  "Almost as inspiring as To Kill a Mockingbird" by dragonmary (see profile) 08/26/10

Twelve year old Lou and little brother, Oz, find themselves moving from fast paced NYC in 1940 after a car accident has left their writer father dead and their mother in a catatonic state. With no where else to go, they move to Virginia to live with the Great-Grandmother who raised their father, but whom they have never met. Lou (the girl) is named for her Great-Grandmother Louisa May. Life in the hills is quite different for the children where there is no electricity, no running water, no big stores & very few "comforts". But, they meet extraordinary people like Diamond, a young orphan who shows them how wishes can come true, Eugene, a young black man who lives on Louisa May's homestead and helps her with the farm and, Cotton Longfellow, a lawyer who comes to be the savior of the family when the bad guys -- the coal companies and local bootleggers try to steal the family property. All in all, through trials and tribulations, the children come through this dark period of time and learn many, many life lessons.

  "Goof for the Hallmark Channel at Best" by Katha (see profile) 02/10/13

Often when I read a book I imagine how it would be portrayed as a movie. While reading "Wish You Well" I could not help but feel that it would never make it to the big screen, but could be found on the Hallmark Channel. It is a sweet book, reminiscent of The Little House on the Prairie series; and had a very different feel from the other David Baldacci books I have read.

  "Wish You Well" by Jeseck (see profile) 04/23/13

This book is very different form other books written by this author but just as good. I loved the the story of the little girls and how dramatically her life changes and how well she adapts.

  "Wish you well" by Leeny (see profile) 09/08/13

I won't say it was my favorite book, but it kept my interest., and we had a good discussion with it.

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