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The Notebook Audiobook

The Notebook

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Publisher's Summary

At 31, Noah Calhoun, back in coastal North Carolina after World War II, is haunted by images of the girl he lost more than a decade earlier. At 29, socialite Allie Nelson is about to marry a wealthy lawyer, but she cannot stop thinking about the boy who long ago stole her heart. Thus begins the story of a love so enduring and deep it can turn tragedy into triumph, and may even have the power to create a miracle.

©1996 Nicholas Sparks; (P)2004 Time Warner Audiobooks

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    Amazon Customer 04-19-17 Member Since 2016
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    how the reminiscence of the past still holds the love true was probably by far one of the best feature of the book. what a great story.

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    Lee 04-19-17
    Lee 04-19-17
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    "Relatable romance to anyone at any age"
    What about Barry Bostwick’s performance did you like?

    Absolutely LOVE Barry Bostwick's performance!


    Any additional comments?

    Gracefully written. Outstanding narrator. This romantic love story makes my heart aches for the unfortunate lovers and keeps me awake while driving hours long. The love story is so real because the characters are ordinary people. I plan to read every book written by Nicholas Sparks and this is only my 2nd one.

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    D. Mullinax 03-02-17
    D. Mullinax 03-02-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great book"
    What did you love best about The Notebook?

    How love can endure through the years. Great book.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Notebook?

    Cannot give one - I LOVED this book.


    What about Barry Bostwick’s performance did you like?

    Yes, he was believable as the different characters. Great job


    If you could take any character from The Notebook out to dinner, who would it be and why?

    Probably Noah - he never gave up on the love of his life. He was a veteran, outdoorsman, determined guy. He made a promise to his love, his life and fulfilled it.


    Any additional comments?

    I almost did not download the book because of a previous comment about the music in the background. The music is only occasionally in some segments and does not distract from the story. If you loved the movie you will love the book as well. I enjoyed listening to this book. Only took me a few days to listen to the entire book. Loved it.

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    Amazon Customer 02-10-17 Member Since 2016
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    "The Noteboik"

    A love story of two young people who feel in love in their teens and separated for many years before the reunited and the live they made for themselves and their children and how their lives ended.

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    Amazon Customer 02-06-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Take out the musical background"

    I love this story...why is there piano music randomly in the background? I hate it. It's a distraction.

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    Shira Beckett 02-02-17
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    I really didn't like this book. The narrator is not good and the story is lacking. Love the movie was very disappointed in the book.

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    Sarah B Seattle, WA, USA 01-25-17
    Sarah B Seattle, WA, USA 01-25-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Movie is Better"
    Would you ever listen to anything by Nicholas Sparks again?

    I'm not sure. I've read a couple of his other books and don't remember being as disappointed.


    What didn’t you like about Barry Bostwick’s performance?

    At times he was talking so softy, I couldn't understand what he was saying.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment! The character development wasn't there, the romantic chemistry seemed forced. At times, the conversations between the characters seemed absolutely endless circular repeats.


    Any additional comments?

    I LOVE this movie. One of the rare times that I would say it was much better than the book.

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    Becky 10-13-16
    Becky 10-13-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Lovely"

    So beautifully written. The narrator did a wonderful job unfolding the beauty and characteristics of this book....It's one I do not think I will ever forget.

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    Anne M. Allen 09-22-16
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    "Heartwarming"

    This story is not my usual genre but it truly spoke to me. It reminded me of my dear husband who died recently.

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    EBeautySue Utah, USA 09-16-16
    EBeautySue Utah, USA 09-16-16
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    "One of my Favorites"

    So far this is one if my Nicholas Spark book vs movie FAVORITES! Aside from some small details this book is almost identical to the movie! Beautifully written.

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