An Invisible Thread
Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski
Summary (from Goodreads): In the tradition of the New York Times bestseller The Blind Side, The Invisible Thread tells of the unlikely friendship between a busy executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how both of their lives changed forever.
Review: Becky has influenced me to read memoirs, but I tend to prefer ones about normal people who do interesting things. There is nothing particularly special about Laura Schroff; she's a woman from a working class family, who didn't go to college but managed to rise in the magazine advertising world until she became a hot-shot. But what is special about her is that she befriended a young African American panhandler, brought him into her house, and became his family. I love reading about ordinary people who do amazingly kind things that change someone's life, and this book delivered.
Rating: 4 stars