The Longest Ride


  • Author : Nicholas Sparks
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release : 2013-09-17
  • ISBN : 1455520667
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

From the dark days of WWII to present-day North Carolina, this New York Times bestseller shares the lives of two couples overcoming destructive secrets -- and finding joy together. Ira Levinson is in trouble. Ninety-one years old and stranded and injured after a car crash, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes beside him: his beloved wife Ruth, who passed away nine years ago. Urging him to hang on, she forces him to remain alert by recounting the stories of their lifetime together - how they met, the precious paintings they collected together, the dark days of WWII and its effect on them and their families. Ira knows that Ruth can't possibly be in the car with him, but he clings to her words and his memories, reliving the sorrows and everyday joys that defined their marriage. A few miles away, at a local bull-riding event, a Wake Forest College senior's life is about to change. Recovering from a recent break-up, Sophia Danko meets a young cowboy named Luke, who bears little resemblance to the privileged frat boys she has encountered at school. Through Luke, Sophia is introduced to a world in which the stakes of survival and success, ruin and reward -- even life and death - loom large in everyday life. As she and Luke fall in love, Sophia finds herself imagining a future far removed from her plans -- a future that Luke has the power to rewrite . . . if the secret he's keeping doesn't destroy it first. Ira and Ruth. Sophia and Luke. Two couples who have little in common, and who are separated by years and experience. Yet their lives will converge with unexpected poignancy, reminding us all that even the most difficult decisions can yield extraordinary journeys: beyond despair, beyond death, to the farthest reaches of the human heart.

The Longest Ride Media Tie-in


  • Author : Nicholas Sparks
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2015
  • ISBN : 9781455534807
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Ira Levinson is in trouble. Ninety-one years old and stranded and injured after a car crash, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes beside him: his beloved wife Ruth, who passed away nine years ago. Urging him to hang on, she forces him to remain alert by recounting the stories of their lifetime together. Ira knows that Ruth can't possibly be in the car with him, but he clings to her words and his memories, reliving the sorrows and everyday joys that defined their marriage. A few miles away, at a local bull-riding event, a Wake Forest College senior's life is about to change. Recovering from a recent break-up, Sophia Danko meets a young cowboy named Luke, who bears little resemblance to the privileged frat boys she has encountered at school. Through Luke, Sophia is introduced to a world in which the stakes of survival and success, ruin and reward even life and death loom large in everyday life. As she and Luke fall in love, Sophia finds herself imagining a future far removed from her plans - a future that Luke has the power to rewrite if the secret he's keeping doesn't destroy it first. Ira and Ruth. Sophia and Luke. Two couples who have little in common, and who are separated by years and experience. Yet their lives will converge with unexpected poignancy, reminding us all that even the most difficult decisions can yield extraordinary journeys.

Safe Haven


  • Author : Nicholas Sparks
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release : 2012-12-18
  • ISBN : 1455544973
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

In a small North Carolina town, a mysterious and beautiful woman running from her past slowly falls for a kind-hearted store owner . . . until dark secrets begin to threaten her new life. When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children; and another with her plainspoken single neighbor, Jo. Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down her guard, putting down roots in the close-knit community and becoming increasingly attached to Alex and his family. But even as Katie begins to fall in love, she struggles with the dark secret that still haunts and terrifies her . . . a past that set her on a fearful, shattering journey across the country, to the sheltered oasis of Southport. With Jo's empathetic and stubborn support, Katie eventually realizes that she must choose between a life of transient safety and one of riskier rewards . . . and that in the darkest hour, love is the only true safe haven.

The Longest Ride


  • Author : Emilio Scotto
  • Publisher : Motorbooks
  • Release : 2013-12-08
  • ISBN : 9780760346501
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

For his eighth birthday, Emilio Scotto received a World Atlas. Promptly he announced his plan to make a route that would pass through all the countries of the world, a route he named BLUE ROAD ONE. When, some years later, he found himself astride a black 1100 Honda Gold Wing motorcycle, Blue Road One beckoned, and Scotto set off on a journey that would last more than a decade, take him virtually everywhere in the world, and land him in the Guinness Book of World Records. This is his story, a thrill ride that begins in his native Argentina, crosses Panama in the tumultuous time of Noriega, Mexico in the midst of an earthquake, and finds him broke in L.A. where, in a chance meeting, Muhammad Ali gives him fifty dollars and a signed book. Breaching the Iron Curtain, crossing the Berlin Wall at Checkpoint Charlie, being blessed by the Pope, set upon by cannibals in Sierra Leone, fleeing Somalia on a freighter, Scotto's adventures would be unbelievable if they weren't true. His tale of touring the world from Tunisia to Turkey, Petra to Afghanistan, Yugoslavia to Singapore, traveling miles enough to take him to the moon and back, is unlike any ever told. Come along, for the ride of a lifetime.

The Longest Ride [1 DVD, Min 139, Rating M]


  • Author : Various
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2015
  • ISBN :
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Based on the bestselling novel by master storyteller Nicholas Sparks, after an automobile crash, the lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man, as he reflects back on a past love.

The Longest Ride


  • Author : Expert Book Reviews
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 2013-12-04
  • ISBN : 9781494319397
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

WARNING: This is not the actual book The Longest Ride by Stephen King. Do not buy this Analysis if you are looking for a full copy of this great book.Expert Book Reviews brings you a thoroughly engaging analysis of Sparks' latest novel, The Longest Ride. This is the perfect companion to your reading as it delves deep into the characters, narrative and themes of the book.Gain the perspective of literary experts while you catch hidden meanings and symbolism that may not have been apparent on your first read-through. From Ira's narrative to the twist denouement, see how every detail of Sparks' writing adds to the overall story and its ultimate message. This comprehensive review and analysis coherently explains the plot of the novel before delving into more subjective concepts. What makes the novel so emotionally uplifting, and how do the two couples mirror each other's lives?AN INSTANT BOOK CLUB PARTY!Life, "the longest ride," is a journey about love and relationships. Sparks takes this idea and enhances it with heart-stealing male protagonists and their romantic partners. You will gain a more satisfying reading experience when you dig deeper into the novel's message about life and the relationships with which we fill it.Explore the North Carolina setting and how it influences the development of the leading gentlemen. Enhance your reading experience with expertly crafted analyses of major themes and symbols throughout the novel. Did you notice the recurrence of particular landscapes and what they say about the story's message?Learn more about the New York Times bestselling author, Nicholas Sparks, and how he started his writing career with The Notebook. If you have a chance to watch the eight films derived from his novels, you can compare media to see how his characters are portrayed on screen. If you liked Sparks' The Best of Me or Safe Haven, you'll love The Longest Ride.This Book Review & Story Analysis conveniently lays out the hidden gems: plot points you might miss, symbols that only become obvious on a second or third read-through, and themes that affect your understanding of the story.Table of Contents• Book Review • Section about author Nicholas Sparks• Character Reference List• Chapter-by-Chapter Plot Summary & Story Analysis• Spoiler Alerts warn you ahead of time • Major Themes & Symbols• Analysis of Key Characters• Book Club Discussion Questions & ResponsesIt's like discussing the novel with your friends or going to a book club meeting. But you don't need to drive anywhere!

The Longest Ride


  • Author : Denise Lewis Patrick
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 1999-06-15
  • ISBN : 9780805047158
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

In a companion to The Adventures of Midnight Son, a fifteen-year-old African-American cowboy delays the search of his separated family to help an Indian village survive the final days of the Civil War.

The Longest Ride on the Kincham Express


  • Author : Divya Johry
  • Publisher : One Point Six Technology Pvt Ltd
  • Release : 2017-12-11
  • ISBN : 9352019881
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

"FIVE STRANGERS… AN ABOMINABLE RIDE… ONE UNUSUAL MISSION… Mihir, Amaaya, Sujoy, Neil and Trisha are ‘the Chosen Ones’ to accomplish high priority work assigned by their office, Perfect Plastics. They can complete it only by travelling together on the inhospitable Kincham Express to the far off lands of Arkkukari. BUT THERE IS ONE PROBLEM… They don’t agree on much and can’t stop questioning each other, even when they encounter a mysterious group of strangers on the train that complicates their journey. The rising conflict in an alien land pits them against their worst fears and threatens isolation, or worse, exposing their secrets. CAN THEY WITHSTAND THE PRESSURE AND SURVIVE THE JOURNEY, OR WILL IT ALL COME CRUMBLING DOWN? "

The Longest Ride on the Kincham Express


  • Author : Divya Johry
  • Publisher : One Point Six Technology Pvt Ltd
  • Release : 2017-12-11
  • ISBN : 9352019881
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

"FIVE STRANGERS… AN ABOMINABLE RIDE… ONE UNUSUAL MISSION… Mihir, Amaaya, Sujoy, Neil and Trisha are ‘the Chosen Ones’ to accomplish high priority work assigned by their office, Perfect Plastics. They can complete it only by travelling together on the inhospitable Kincham Express to the far off lands of Arkkukari. BUT THERE IS ONE PROBLEM… They don’t agree on much and can’t stop questioning each other, even when they encounter a mysterious group of strangers on the train that complicates their journey. The rising conflict in an alien land pits them against their worst fears and threatens isolation, or worse, exposing their secrets. CAN THEY WITHSTAND THE PRESSURE AND SURVIVE THE JOURNEY, OR WILL IT ALL COME CRUMBLING DOWN? "

Three Weeks with My Brother


  • Author : Nicholas Sparks,Micah Sparks
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release : 2004-04-05
  • ISBN : 9780759510333
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

As moving as his bestselling works of fiction, Nicholas Sparks's unique memoir, written with his brother, chronicles the life-affirming journey of two brothers bound by memories, both humorous and tragicIn January 2003, Nicholas Sparks and his brother, Micah, set off on a three-week trip around the globe. It was to mark a milestone in their lives, for at thirty-seven and thirty-eight respectively, they were now the only surviving members of their family. Against the backdrop of the wonders of the world and often overtaken by their feelings, daredevil Micah and the more serious, introspective Nicholas recalled their rambunctious childhood adventures and the tragedies that tested their faith. And in the process, they discovered startling truths about loss, love, and hope.Narrated with irrepressible humor and rare candor, and including personal photos, THREE WEEKS WITH MY BROTHER reminds us to embrace life with all its uncertainties...and most of all, to cherish the joyful times, both small and momentous, and the wonderful people who make them possible.