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The Resource The choice, Nicholas Sparks

The choice, Nicholas Sparks

Label
The choice
Title
The choice
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Sparks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life--boating, swimming, and regular barbecues with his good-natured buddies--he holds the vague conviction that a serious relationship with a woman would only cramp his style. That is, until Gabby Holland moves in next door. Despite his attempts to be neighborly, the appealing redhead seems to have a chip on her shoulder about him--and the presence of her longtime boyfriend doesn't help. Despite himself, Travis can't stop trying to ingratiate himself with his new neighbor, and his persistent efforts lead them both to the doorstep of a journey that neither could have foreseen
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Tone
Writing style
Review
Travis Parker is an easygoing man with steadfast friends from grade school, living on the North Carolina coast, enjoying his job as veterinarian, and finding relaxation through surfing, boating, and breathing in nature's bounty from his deck. He has reached the age of 32 with no steady girlfriend or the desire for one—much to the consternation of his friends' wives and his family—and then he meets his prickly new neighbor, Gabby. Her beautiful collie is pregnant and, certain that Travis' dog is responsible, she marches next door with mayhem on her mind. But when she discovers that he's the vet and that his dog has been neutered, she figures it will be years before she can face him again. Except that Travis works his way into her life despite her boyfriend. Then tragedy strikes, and Travis is forced to make a choice that will haunt him. Sparks is a master at creating beautiful, old-fashioned courtships coupled with bittersweet dilemmas, and this is no exception, as it pulls the reader into the story just as The Notebook (1996) did. Once again, Sparks presents a complex and captivating contemporary romance that will satisfy his many fans. -- Engelmann, Patty (Reviewed 09-15-2007) (Booklist, vol 104, number 2, p4)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
175400
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sparks, Nicholas
Index
no index present
Intended audience
870
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Married people
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Living wills
  • Promises
  • Life change events
  • Veterinarians
  • Neighbors
  • Coma
  • Physicians' assistants
  • North Carolina
Target audience
adult
Label
The choice, Nicholas Sparks
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 272 pages
Isbn
9780446618311
Isbn Type
(paperback : Vision)
Lccn
2007029036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Note
PPL copy 1 - Donated in memory of Doris Wertz by the Friends of the Pickerington Public Library.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)154698685
  • (OCoLC)317506506
Label
The choice, Nicholas Sparks
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 272 pages
Isbn
9780446618311
Isbn Type
(paperback : Vision)
Lccn
2007029036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Note
PPL copy 1 - Donated in memory of Doris Wertz by the Friends of the Pickerington Public Library.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)154698685
  • (OCoLC)317506506

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