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A secret gift : how one man's kindness--and a trove of letters--revealed the hidden history of the Great Depression /

The author's grandfather, Sam Stone, placed an ad in the Canton, OH, newspaper shortly before Christmas in 1933, offering cash gifts to seventy-five families in distress. Readers were asked to send letters describing their hardships to a benefactor calling himself Mr. B. Virdot. The author inve...

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Main Author: Gup, Ted, 1950-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Penguin Press, 2010.
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