Looking for the Audiobook Edition? Tell us that you'd like this title to be produced as an audiobook, and we'll alert our colleagues at Audible.com. If you are the author or rights holder, let Audible help you produce the audiobook: Learn more at ACX.com.
This book is wonderful, from the first lines, to the heartbreaking ending, I couldn't put it down. It is a sweetly sad love story set in the late 50's. I won't ruin it by saying what happens, I will just say this, read it, put it down for a while, and read it again, it is well worth it.
I read this book as a teenager and loved it (I'm 41 now). My 30-something co-worker had also read it and we both agree that it was worth reading again. My teenage daughter read it and gave a copy to her friend. It's impact crossd the generation gap.
i first read this book when i was a tender age of 13. i had never been impressed with a book enough to even be able to name the title of one that i had read, this was the first of few to impact me on a deep level. Now at the age of 24, not only do i remember the title,( and pick it up to reread often), but i have it stored away in a hope chest for a future daughter,( or myself) to read. Since the moment i first read this till the present day, a more tragically beautiful story has never been told. i still fold corners of my favorite pages for later rereading, and i still sob and grin my way like a young school girl through this breathtakingly honest story everytime...