The longest ride
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New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2015.
Edition
First trade media tie-in edition.
Physical Desc
xiii, 402 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Status
Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
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Language
English
ISBN
145558472X, 9781455584727

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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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Sparks, N. (2015). The longest ride (First trade media tie-in edition.). Grand Central Publishing.

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Sparks, Nicholas. 2015. The Longest Ride. New York: Grand Central Publishing.

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Sparks, Nicholas. The Longest Ride New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2015.

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Sparks, Nicholas. The Longest Ride First trade media tie-in edition., Grand Central Publishing, 2015.

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