Harry and Ruth
|Rating||:||4.17 (788 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||288 Pages|
This is one of the best books I have read This is one of the best books I have read. At first it seems a great love story but that is just the beginning of the story.add intense drama and terrific edge-of-your-seat writing and a satisfying ending!. Pat said Intriguing. Once I settled into the "rhythm" of this book, I found it very readable. Due to the juxtaposition of past and present, I initially had a difficult time sustaining an impression of anyone except Harry and Ruth. Their continuation in each other's lives for more than 50 years was believable and touching, and I found the ending to be poignant and in keeping with the te. "Disappointing for a Howard Owen Book" according to A Customer. I have read three previous books by Howard Owen and loved them. This book, however, jumps back and forth from present to past so often that I can't tell what the characters' status is and what events have taken place already. The story is interesting but he could have written it with more continuity.
Harry and Ruth book has been released since 0000-00-00. Harry and Ruth are written by Howard Owen and it has 288 of pages on paperback.
Though lapses into sentimentality may annoy some readers, others will enjoy Owen's oldfashioned storytelling skills. Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc. Meanwhile, Ruth gives birth to Harry's child, Naomi, whose frantic search for identity is frustrated by her mother's secretiveness. The tale begins on Long Island, where Harry Stein, who's dying of cancer, is being helped onto a plane. Harry and Ruth maintain a constant correspondence over the years, relating the circumstances of marriage, divorce and death; during the course of the narrative they reunite, separate and finally achieve eternal peace. In recounting his characters' travails, Owen gives too much away and thus vitiates his labored attempts at suspense. From Publishers Weekly Two star-crossed lovers take a wrong turn and spend the rest of their lives trying to find their way home in Owen's (The Measured Man) nostalgia-pack