The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

A Novel

Book - 2012 | 1st ed.
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Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old love in order to save her, meeting various characters along the way and reminiscing about the events of his past and people he has known, as he tries to find peace and acceptance.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780812993295
Branch Call Number: FIC JOYCE
Characteristics: 320 p. : map ; 22 cm.


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A moving and offbeat story about a man who walks out of his house to mail a letter, and never comes back. Harold Fry, along with a large cast of quirky characters, present a deeply beautiful and humorous look at the human condition.

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Mar 15, 2019

Harold starts out one morning on foot to mail a card to a dying friend and keeps walking!
He is determined to deliver his goodbye note 600 miles away in person.

Along the way, he meets up with a mix of humans and animals, self-revelations and rewards. And he becomes more sure footed in all aspects of his life.

It has a few surprises and is a delight for readers of all ages.


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