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The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud

Ben Sherwood captured our imaginations with his magical debut novel, The Man Who Ate the 747. Now he brings us the unforgettable story of Charlie St. Cloud, who survived a tragic accident that would make him see the world in a whole new way. Though his little brother Sam did not live through the horrific collision on that moonlit night, Charlie has discovered a miraculous way to keep him close. Then Charlie meets Tess, a woman so beautiful and fearless that she makes him yearn to embrace the land of the living once again. But she doesn't realize she's in terrible jeopardy, facing impossible dangers that only Charlie can help her defeat. With a love that transcends everything you may have believed about life and death, Charlie embarks on a spellbinding adventure to save her, and revive his own heart as well.

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The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud
by Ben Sherwood

  • Publication Date: March 2, 2004
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Bantam
  • ISBN-10: 0553802208
  • ISBN-13: 9780553802207