‘Boy Who Came Back From Heaven’ book pulled after author retracts story

January 17, 2015 3:54 AM

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‘Boy Who Came Back From Heaven’ book pulled after author retracts story

A Christian publisher moved to pull a popular book by a boy who described his time in heaven while in a coma, the Washington Post reported on Friday, days after the child, who co-authored the book with his father, retracted his story.

In an open letter posted online on Tuesday, Alex Malarkey, 16, wrote that he made up the story contained in his 2010 memoir, "The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven," because he thought it would bring him attention.

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