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The Resource The longest ride, Nicholas Sparks

The longest ride, Nicholas Sparks

Label
The longest ride
Title
The longest ride
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Sparks
Title variation
Longest ride
Title variation remainder
two couples, two love stories, one epic tale
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Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of two couples whose parallel love stories intersect in profound and surprising ways. Ninety-one year old Ira Levinson is in trouble. Struggling to stay conscious after a car crash, with his mind fading, an image of his beloved, and long-dead, wife Ruth appears. Urging him to hang on, she lovingly recounts the joys and sorrows of their life together - how they met, the dark days of WWII, and its unrelenting effect on their families.A few miles away, college student Sophia Danko's life is about to change. Recovering from a break-up, she meets the young, rugged Luke and is thrown into a world far removed from her privileged school life. Sophia sees a new and tantalising future for herself, but Luke has a secret which threatens to break it all apart.Ira and Ruth. Sophia and Luke. Two couples, separated by years and experience, whose lives are about to converge in the most unexpected - and shocking - of way
Summary
After being trapped in an isolated car crash, the life of an elderly widower becomes entwined with that of a young college student and the cowboy she loves
Tone
Writing style
Audio
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10236106
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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1965-
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Sparks, Nicholas
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Ron McLarty and January LaVoy
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McElroy, John
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True
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  • Married people
  • Traffic accident victims
  • Life change events
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Widowers
  • Cowboys
  • College students
  • Unmarried couples
Target audience
adult
Label
The longest ride, Nicholas Sparks
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051935098
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 398 p.
Isbn
9780751549959
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
The longest ride, Nicholas Sparks
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051935098
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 398 p.
Isbn
9780751549959
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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