The Christmas Train

by David Baldacci | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0446615757 Global Overview for this book
Registered by smhamn of Cincinnati, Ohio USA on 12/18/2005
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Journal Entry 1 by smhamn from Cincinnati, Ohio USA on Sunday, October 29, 2006
"Tom Langdon, a weary and cash-strapped journalist, is banned from flying when a particularly thorough airport security search causes him to lose his cool. Now, he must take the train if he has any chance of arriving in Los Angeles in time for Christmas with his girlfriend. To finance the trip, he sells a story about a train ride taken during the Christmas season. Thereupon begins one of the most hilarious-and heartwarming-journeys ever told. Along the way, Tom encounters a ridiculous cast of characters, unexpected romance, and an avalanche that changes everyone's Christmas plans. As the mighty Southwest Chief chugs along, Tom learns what really makes the holiday special in a remarkable novel that will charm all who read it."

Journal Entry 2 by smhamn at Bookbox, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases on Monday, September 03, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (9/3/2018 UTC) at Bookbox, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases

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Sending in a surprise random bookbox to BOOKWORMINUSALL.

Journal Entry 3 by BOOKWORMINUSALL at Mesa, Arizona USA on Sunday, September 16, 2018
What FUN to find a Surprise Box of Books on my doorstep this afternoon, after coming home from BC Business of stocking an LFL, and a BC Post Office Run to send a Bookbox off to the next participant in Oklahoma, a VBB Book off to New Mexico to a Fellow BCer who chose it from my selections offered, and a "Snail Mail" selection of Labels for a Sweeps Winner in New Zealand to go with a set of Wings I'll be ordering later when I place a BC Supply Store Order ; ) THANK YOU SO MUCH, for brightening my BC Day, smhamn...you'll be receiving a new pair of WINGS, too...ENJOY!!! ; D

Journal Entry 4 by BOOKWORMINUSALL at Mesa, Arizona USA on Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Trying to "think cool" during our end of June/beginning of July 110 degree weather streak here in Arizona, so I'm starting to read this, with plans to release it for...

booklady331's Christmas in July Release Challenge ...Title and Cover Image. https://www.bookcrossing.com/forum/23/561390 , and her

Keep Them Moving (KTM) Release Challenge. https://www.bookcrossing.com/forum/23/557667

Secretariat's 2019 Never Judge a Book By Its Cover Release Challenge, 3rd Quarter...Title printed in a color OTHER than black or white...RED letters in Title. https://www.bookcrossing.com/forum/23/561877

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GREAT READ with historical references related to Mark Twain and Amtrak, an unexpected twist ending, and...filled with SNOW for a week of 110, 111, 112, and 113 predicted for today, with increasing humidity...the 2019 Arizona Summer Monsoon Season may finally be coming alive!!! : )

ENJOY your Christmas in July Surprise RABCK, that contains ALL of your FAVorite genres in one book, and none of the ones you DON'T read like to read...MERRY CHRISTMAS IN JULY!!! : )

Journal Entry 5 by BOOKWORMINUSALL at Leesville, South Carolina USA on Friday, July 12, 2019

Released 5 mos ago (7/11/2019 UTC) at Leesville, South Carolina USA

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Journal Entry 6 by wingjosieriverswing at Leesville, South Carolina USA on Saturday, July 20, 2019
What a pleasant Christmas/Birthday surprise!

This book arrived earlier this week-- which has been quite crazy! Thank you for the surprise.

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