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The Best of Reader's Digest

Humor, Heart-Warming Stories, and Dramatic Tales

Published by Trusted Media Brands
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

More than two dozen timeless favorites from the Reader's Digest archives.

From everyday heroes to larger-than-life characters, small moments to historic events, the unforgettable stories in Reader's Digest come alive as never before in this keepsake book. Our editors have combed the archives for the narratives—sometimes funny, often poignant, always inspirational—that still strike deep chords today, such as:
  • The gripping tale of a North Carolina woman and her Shepherd, Gandalf, who found a lost Boy Scout in the woods during their first search-and-rescue job
  • The tragic account of the crash of the Columbia Space Shuttle
  • The miracle of the old letter that led to a couple being reunited after nearly 60 years apart
  • The heroic actions of an eighteen-year-old girl who carried a young boy to safety after being pulled out to sea in a riptide
  • The hilarious anecdote about the one exception to humorist Calvin Trillin’s happy childhood, a sickly collie named Chubby

Featuring the best of the best fron the present and past, this collection of timeless favorites will thrill your senses, warm your heart, and brighten your day.

About The Author

A trusted friend in a complicated world, Reader’s Digest is all about being real. Considered America's most trusted brand, Reader’s Digest simplifies and enriches lives by discovering and sharing fascinating stories, interesting ideas and exceptional experiences in addition to advice on health, home, family, food and finance. Looking for something to tickle your funny bone as well? Reader’s Digest has just what the doctor ordered. Our content is delivered in multi-platforms including print, digital, books, and home entertainment products.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Trusted Media Brands (April 28, 2020)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781621454731

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