Immortal Bird

In this heartrending story, Doron Weber shares his family's struggles to save their gifted, vibrant son, Damon, who was born with a congenital heart defect that introduced serious medical issues during his teenage years. Punctuated with excerpts from Damon's blog and filled with moments both uplifting and devastating, this book captures the spirit of one incredible young man -- and the loving family for whom his voice still sings.

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Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…