I Will Always Write Back How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka, Martin Ganda
  

I Will Always Write Back How One Letter Changed Two Lives

Written by Caitlin Alifirenka, Martin Ganda
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I Will Always Write Back How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka, Martin Ganda

It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place. Martin was lucky to even receive a pen-pal letter. There were only ten, and forty kids in his class. But he was the top student, so he got the first one.That letter was the beginning of a correspondence that spanned six years and changed two lives. In this compelling dual memoir, Caitlin and Martin recount how they became best friends--and better people--through their long-distance exchange. Their story will inspire readers to look beyond their own lives and wonder about the world at large and their place in it.

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Caitlin and Martin seemed to have nothing in common--except a curiosity about the world outside their own and a willingness to reach out to each other. With a lot of postage and a lot more hope, these two pen pals changed each other's lives and the lives of everyone who knew them. An inspiring story that will change your life, too. Patricia McCormick, author of the National Book Award finalist Sold

About the Author

Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda met as pen pals in 1997 and are still best friends today. Caitlin, an ER nurse, lives outside Philadelphia with her husband and young daughters. Martin currently lives in New York. He has dual degrees in mathematics and economics from Villanova University and an MBA in finance from Duke University. Liz Welch is an award-winning journalist and memoirist whose critically acclaimed first book, The Kids Are All Right, co-authored with her sister Diana Welch, won an ALA Alex Award. Her stories have appeared in the New York Times, Parade, Life, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, Glamour, Real Simple, Self, Marie Claire, and other publications.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
400 pages

Author

Caitlin Alifirenka, Martin Ganda
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Publisher

Little, Brown Young Readers an imprint of Little, Brown & Company

Publication date

3rd May 2016

ISBN

9780316241335


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