• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away: A Death That Brought the Gift of Life (Paperback)
  • The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away: A Death That Brought the Gift of Life (Paperback)
zoom

The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away: A Death That Brought the Gift of Life (Paperback)

(author)
£8.99
Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 21/09/2017
  • In stock online

Usually despatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

`Gripping ... so powerfully emotional that at times I had to put it down to wipe my eyes'
Mail on Sunday

`How do you say thank you to someone for giving you their heart? It is the greatest gift a person can ever give.'

Marc is a promising young footballers of 15, growing up in Scotland. A few hundred miles away in England, Martin is a fun-loving 16-year-old. Both are enjoying their summers when they are suddenly struck down by debilitating illnesses. Within days, the boys are close to death.

Although their paths have never crossed, their fortunes are about to be bound in the most extraordinary, intimate way. One of them will die and in doing so, he will save the other's life.

This is a deeply powerful and dramatic story. It is extremely rare for the family of a donor to have any personal contact with the recipient of their loved one's organ. Yet remarkably, the mothers of these two boys meet and become friends, enabling the extraordinary, bittersweet moment in which a mother who has lost her son meets the boy he saved. Reaching out and placing her palm flat against his chest, she feels the heart of her son beating away inside another. Her boy, the boy who gave his heart away.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008225742
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 210 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

`Gripping ... so powerfully emotional that at times I had to put it down to wipe my eyes'
Mail on Sunday

You may also be interested in...

Four Mums in a Boat
Added to basket
Secret Pigeon Service
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
Barracoon
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Penguin Lessons
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
The Last London
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Into the Wild
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Incurable Romantic
Added to basket
£18.99   £15.99
Hardback
A Higher Loyalty
Added to basket
£20.00   £15.99
Hardback
In Order To Live
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
SAS Ghost Patrol
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Smoky the Brave
Added to basket
£18.99
Hardback
An Inconvenient Death
Added to basket
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Added to basket
My Sister Milly
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram
Added to basket
£18.99   £15.99
Hardback
Finding Gobi
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.