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Dear John by Nicholas Sparks

Dear John (original 2006; edition 2010)

by Nicholas Sparks

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John, a high school dropout, enlists in the Army not knowing what else to do with his life. While in the Army he meets Savannah, they fall in love and she awaits his return from the Army. After 9/11 John feels it's his duty to re-enlist. During their long separation Savannah falls in love and marries someone else.… (more)
Title:Dear John
Authors:Nicholas Sparks
Info:Perfection Learning (2010), Hardcover, 335 pages
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Dear John by Nicholas Sparks (2006)

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    At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks (softballgirl)
    softballgirl: I am currently reading this book and it is kind of like Dear john but different. Nicolas Sparks is the only author I will read. If you like small town love stories, this will be a good book for you to read!

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“Querido John”, dizia a carta que partiu um coração e transformou duas vidas para sempre.
Quando John Tyree conhece Savannah Lynn Curtis, descobre estar pronto para recomeçar sua vida. Com um futuro sem grandes perspectivas, ele, um jovem rebelde, decide alistar-se no exército, após concluir o ensino médio.
Durante sua licença, conhece a garota de seus sonhos, Savannah. A atração mútua cresce rapidamente e logo transforma-se em um tipo de amor que faz com que Savannah prometa esperá-lo concluir seus deveres militares. Porém ninguém previa o que estava para acontecer, os atentados de 11 de setembro mudariam suas vidas e do mundo todo. E assim como muitos homens e mulheres corajosos, John deveria escolher entre seu país e seu amor por Savannah. Agora, quando ele finalmente retorna para Carolina do Norte, ele descobre como o amor pode nos transformar de uma forma que jamais poderíamos imaginar.
  bibliotecapresmil | Sep 6, 2022 |
Have not yet been able to finish this book, so I'm taking it off my currently read list... maybe sometime. I usually LOVE Sparks' books... so *shrugs*
  kburne1 | Aug 13, 2022 |
What a fabulous book! Once again this man had me in tears. We all deserve this kind of love, don't we?
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  KyleneJones | Apr 25, 2022 |
Nicholas Sparks has a way of making me feel so invested in the characters' lives that when one of them does something stupid, I just have to close the book, as if I am mad at my own partner, but then I cannot stay too much away from it, so I pick the book back up and just forget the whole world around me. This book was so difference! I loved how it was written, I love how it was not a sugarcoated love story. Astonishing, truly. ( )
  iamcmims | Apr 4, 2021 |
I like it but towards the end of the book I keep hearing " noooo, DON'T!!" in my head. Hate the ending. Saw the movie afterwards and glad it was different. ( )
  xKayx | Dec 14, 2020 |
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John, a high school dropout, enlists in the Army not knowing what else to do with his life. While in the Army he meets Savannah, they fall in love and she awaits his return from the Army. After 9/11 John feels it's his duty to re-enlist. During their long separation Savannah falls in love and marries someone else.

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"Dear John" by Nicholas Sparks is about a typical rebel, John Tyree who lives in Wilmington, North Carolina. He had a routine, he would always go to Leroy's, the local bar. He enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life. While he was at leave, he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah. He met her while he was sufing the waves at Wrightsville Beach. It was love at first sight.

John was being nice & decides to jump in the ocean to rescue Savannah's purse that had fallen in. Savannah invites John back to the beach house for a kick back with all her friends. She had been in Wilmington because she & a couple of other people, Habitat for Humanity were there building houses for people in need. Shes been involved in it every summer since she was 16. They chose to volunteer at Wilmington instead of Lenoir or Raleigh because of the beach, that way more people will volunteer. While he was at the house Savannah introduced him to a very close friend of hers named Tim. She considers Tim a bestfriend hes like a brother to her. Tim was very affable & offered John a ride home after he ate with Savannah.

John loved surfing & he spent most of his time catching waves in the ocean. The night he was with Savannah he promised her that he would teach her how to surf. On Sunday morning, he had been up early & rushed over to the beach house to pick up Savannah immediately & walk over to beach. She was a very good learner & soon she was catching waves by herself. While John was sitting by the shore he enjoyed watching her fall off the board. He kept laughing, he was preety entertained. After a while, she was getting preety good because she had been in Gymnastics so, she didnt loose her balance. They came back to the beach house for some coffee.

Savannah had already made plans for the day. She was headed off to church with Tim. She talked about going to church with Tim & she invited John to go with them. John refused because he didn't have decent clothes to wear although he really wanted to go. Ever since he met Savannah, all he wanted to do was spend every single moment with her for aslong as he could. Savannah went to Tim & asked if he had clothes he could lend to John. As Tim being very friendly of course he said yes. He let him borrow a pair of nice dress slacks & a nice dress shirt in which John looked very handsome in. And off they were Tim, Savannah & John to Church.
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