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The history of love
It has been decades since Leo Leo Gursky first surrendered his heart, then wrote a book about it--at the tender age of 10--and he"s been in love with the same person ever since. Leo believes his book is lost to time, but what he doesn"t know is, not only has it survived 60 years without him, it has also been an inspiration to others. Fourteen-year-old Alma was even named for a character from the book. When she realizes how deeply the story touched her lonely mother, she embarks upon a search for answers.
|LC Classifications||PS3611.R38 H57 2005d|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||361 p. (large print) :|
|Number of Pages||361|
Stop searching for love in all the wrong places. If I had to bet, I'd bet on the delivery boy from the Chinese take-out. Why is it so important to Alma that Bird act normal? What it might be? I'll get down on my knees. It seemed too good to be true.
The next morning, Alma prints a map and directions to Isaac Moritz's house and arranges for Herman Cooper, her neighbor, to drive her there. In a parallel story, a year-old girl, Alma Singer, named after the Alma in The History of Love, her parents' favorite book, is struggling to cope with the loss of her father due to cancer. Why doesn't Rosa call him out on it? A little longer won't kill me. Krauss is a master at linking her various storylines seamlessly.
He finds Alma's copy of The History of Love and reads it as well, thinking it may reveal who Alma's real father is. A review with a blue-tinted title indicates a book of unusual commercial interest that hasn't received a starred review. What's the deal with Bird? However, his wife Rosa informs him that the book was destroyed in a flood, choosing to hide that her husband did not write The History of Love. Zvi's wife, Rosa, had encouraged him to publish the book and later found out that Leo was the true author.
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Who baked the cake for Leo? Schulz was killed by a Nazi officer in Isaac believed that the letters were from someone Alma had loved in Slonim, but she never mentioned anyone. This book described not only God's love for me, but also how to love HIM back.
A review with a blue-tinted title indicates a book of unusual commercial interest that hasn't received a starred review. She reaches for his hand, then hugs him. In the past, a younger Leo wrote a letter to his old friend Zvi, asking for his manuscript of The History of Love to be returned to him.
Alma's mother, Charlotte, The history of love book an Englishwoman who met her husband while working on a kibbutz in Israel. And though The history of love book doesn't know it, that book survived, inspiring fabulous circumstances, even love.
I made the mistake of taking the book with me to work, and between the train and the office, I felt the numerous interruptions seriously detracted from the glorious flow of the language. He imagines that he will die while he is waiting there, his own death and mortality being one of The history of love book preoccupations in the novel.
This era might have come about during many different technological innovations throughout history. They wanted to feel more, feel deeper, despite how much it sometimes hurt… They struggled to uncover new emotions.
By so many. His third book was about her. Need more stars for the rating. I think the book is much more a remembrance of those who died, a memorial of sorts, than a book about death.
What is the role of religion in the novel? She tells him, however, about his son Isaac who is now five years old. Nevermind posthumous, I think Nicole Krauss deserves the award now. She finds out from Charlotte that the character's full name is Alma Mereminski.
This is a novel which is meant to be read more than once, anyway. Once he came down on a Sunday afternoon.A novel set in Tehran against the backdrop of the Iranian Coup about a young couple in love who are separated on the eve of their marriage, and who are reunited sixty years later, after having.
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Deeply creative in tone, The History Of Love draws the transfer in like the scent of hot apple cider on a /5(23).A novel set in Tehran against the backdrop of the Iranian Coup about a young couple in love who are separated on the eve of their marriage, and who are reunited sixty years later, after having.A few months later, a ebook arrives in the mail from a man named Jacob Marcus, asking Alma's mother ebook translate a book called The History of Love from Spanish into English.
The man writes about the author, "a little-known writer, Zvi Litvinoff, who escaped from Poland to Chile inand whose single published word, written in Spanish, is called The History of Love " ().