A Walk to Remember

A Walk to Remember

Large Print - 2000
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The bestselling author ofMessage in a BottleandThe Notebookreturns with a deeply moving tale of first love and its transformational powers. "When I was seventeen, my life changed forever"... So begins Nicholas Sparks' touching tale of Landon Carter, a teenage boy living in the small town of Beaufort, North Carolina in the late 1950s. Landon is a typical teenager who just wants to have a fun senior year before heading off to college. The last thing he anticipated is Jamie Sullivan, the sweet, pious daughter of the town's Baptist minister. But on the evening of Beaufort's annual Christmas pageant, Landon will undergo a change of heart that will forever alter the course of his life. In the months that follow, Landon discovers truths that it takes most people a lifetime to learn- truths about the nature of beauty, the joy of giving, the pain of loss, and, most of all, the transformational power of love. Nicholas Sparks' most recent novel,Message in a Bottlehas nearly 700,000 hardcover copies in print and was on theNew York Timeshardcover bestseller list for 28 weeks. The Warner paperback edition has over 1.5 million copies in print. In spring 1999, it was released as a major motion picture starring Kevin Costner, Robin Wright Penn and Paul Newman. ANew York Timeshardcover bestseller for 56 weeks and a paperback bestseller for well over a year, Nicholas Sparks' first novel,The Notebook(1996) has nearly three million hardcover and paperback copies in print combined. From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York :, Random House Large Print, a division of Random House, Inc. ;, published in association with Warner Books, Inc., 2000.
Edition: 1st large print paperback ed.
Copyright Date: ©1999
ISBN: 9780375408724
Characteristics: xii, 308 pages (large print) ;,24 cm.


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Jul 29, 2016

A fine book. I have to be in the mood to read love stories, and it worked for me. Not the greatest book, but was kept up generally well. I usually like fiction and coming of age. If you like love stories, or coming of age (Or Nicholas Sparks) then you should read this book. Otherwise, I don't think this book is for you.

Feb 15, 2015

I started this book determined not to like it having seen the movie. It's better, of course. I didn't think it was the greatest love story ever. I think it would be a good vacation read. Light, easy to follow and not crazy long. I'd never read a Nicholas Sparks book before and I'm not dying to pick up another but seeing as it's February it was a nice little love story.

Aug 02, 2014

Easy read, but nowhere near as good as the movie and could have captured the reader more.

A patron review from the Adult Summer Game: "Be prepared for tears -- lots of tears! In fact, we are warned of this in the prologue. This is a beautiful love story narrated to the reader firsthand through the main character's recollection of events. Landon Carter recounts his senior year of high school in 1958, Beaufort, North Carolina. He tells of life in this small, Southern coastal town and thoughtfully describes the people and their habits. He also shares information about his family life and friends. He carefully set up the year where at 17, he very unexpectedly discovers love with the daughter of the town's Baptist church, Jamie Sullivan. In all respects, it is an unlikely pairing, and it isn't immediate. Despite having known each other all their lives, it is only during their final year at Beaufort High that they discover profound love. A tragic complication arises challenging their lifelong happiness. At the conclusion, Landon Carter, now 57, celebrates the joy of having loved Jamie, and is grateful for his special journey with her, realizing that he is the man he is today because of her. This is a very short book and readers will move through it quickly, but it delivers a poignant message in an extraordinary way."

Jan 30, 2014

I have watched the movie more than a dozen times and then i read the book.
I did NOT like the book as well as the movie . Although a good book , Jaime is not a preachers daughter and Landon is not a troubled teen.

Jan 03, 2014

Loved the book. Saw the movie and loved that as well! the book showed a lot more information than the movie, but the movie was still emotional and inspirational :)

May 13, 2013

An emotional story that brought tears to my eyes!

Nov 06, 2012

Loved the book. Saw the movie first but in my opinion the book's great too.

Sep 03, 2012

I absolutely loved this book !!! Sure it was a bit formulaic but it is a very inspirational one :)

Aug 21, 2012

Not his best; or maybe not his best for ME.

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Jul 04, 2015

Love is never rude or selfish

busyinbillspants Jun 06, 2012

“It was, I remembered thinking, the most difficult walk anyone ever had to make. In every way, a walk to remember.”

busyinbillspants Jun 06, 2012

“You have to promise you won't fall in love with me.”

busyinbillspants Jun 06, 2012

“Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it.”

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Jan 03, 2014

Sharonsm28 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

ReadsAnything Jun 15, 2011

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Jul 01, 2016

A girl has a disease. A boy falls in love

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 06, 2012

this book talks about a bad boy who has an attitude but suddenly falls in luv with a girl..who loves him dearly...turns out tht she will not live long.............


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