The Longest Ride book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ira Levinson is in trouble. At ninety-one years old, in poor he. Media type, Hardcover, audiobook, e-book. Pages, ISBN · · OCLC · The Longest Ride is Nicholas Sparks' 17th romance novel, released on September 17, Ira Levinson is in trouble. At ninety-one years old, in poor health and alone in the world, he finds himself stranded on an isolated embankment after a car crash.
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A remarkable story of everlasting love, about two couples whose lives intersect in profound and surprising ways, in the tradition of Nicholas Sparks's beloved #1. The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Ok, so I may be a bit biased with my first official book review because #1: I'm a hopeless romantic and #2: I'm a die hard Nicholas Sparks fan.
He proclaims himself a Southerner and a Jew as he begins to recount the tale of his fifty-five-year marriage to Ruth by way of an imaginary conversation with her. Ruth was an immigrant to the U.
Her death nine years ago has left Ira bereft. Sophia has recently broken up with Brian, who is harassing her when Luke comes to her rescue. This was an easy, enjoyable read with rich detail about rural and student life in North Carolina, a unique mother-son relationship, an experience in the U.
Army Air Corps in World War II, personal trauma inflicted by the war, art collecting, the hardships and upkeep of a ranch, bull riding, and much more. Though this is a typical Nicholas Sparks story, it is a unique tale with much to keep the reader engrossed until the very end. Discussion Questions 1.
Sofia and Luke come from very different worlds. What do you think drew them to each other?
Do you think opposites attract? When Ira has his accident, he is visited by his dead wife, Ruth. Have you ever felt the presence of a departed loved one?
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Through his parts of the story, you hear of his epic love with his wife, his reason for living, Ruth. Then we have Sophia Danko. Sophia is a college senior who is out with some girlfriends after a break up.
There, she meets a cowboy named Luke. Luke is holding on to a secret.
With his bull riding, comes risk.That being said, its still a good book and if you enjoy reading Spark's novels I think you should give this one a try. It was nevertheless a million times more interesting than the whole story line of Luke and Sophia. Retrieved 10 October However, the resolution is a story that has been circulating the internet for years, and I felt cheated!
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Bestselling Series. And I would have wandered the world in search of you, even if I didn't know who I was looking for. I really like all of the characters as individuals, Luke was a dreamy cowboy who was a bit rough around the edges and Sophia was a very re This book wasn't quite what I had expected, it started out feeling very much like The Notebook but it didn't live up to that standard.
That meant Ira had to decide where they would go once he was gone.