The Man in the Red Suit

The Man in the Red Suit

A Memoir

Book - 2012
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During the past 33 years, St. John's businessman Bruce Templeton has devoted the month of December to visiting children and assisting Santa Claus. At school parties, country clubs, or in the critical-care unit of hospitals, young people ask him profound questions about Santa Claus and the true meaning of Christmas. Templeton has collected hundreds of stories and questions during more than 1000 visits - some of them curious, some happy, and some heartbreaking. In his memoir of three decades he shares some of the most unforgettable questions. Templeton always tries to bring hope and joy through his visits, but he often finds it is the children who change his life and the lives of those who assist him on these extraordinary journeys. For readers who enjoyed the bestselling Tuesdays With Morrie and Everything I Need To Know, I Learned from a Children's Book, Bruce Templeton's memoir will fill them with enough inspiration and joy to last an entire year.
Publisher: St. John's, NL : Creative Publishers, 2012.
ISBN: 9781897174838
Branch Call Number: 394.2663 TEMPL
Characteristics: xix, 162 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 cm


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May 02, 2013

Re-read regularly to connect with the real spirit and heart of Christmas!
Read a chapter a day in the month before Christmas - better yet, start at the beginning of November.

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