Three Weeks With My Brother

Three Weeks With My Brother

eBook - 2004
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In January 2003, Nick Sparks and his brother Micah set off on a three-week trip around the world. It was to mark a milestone in their lives, for at 35 and 36, respectively, they were now the only surviving members of their family. As Nick and Micah travel the globe, the intimate story of their tragic family legacy unfolds in the details of the untimely deaths of their parents and only sister. Against the backdrop of the wonders of the world the Sparks brothers bond together to heal, to remember, and to learn to live life to the fullest.
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c2004
Edition: 1st eBook ed
ISBN: 9780759510357
0759510350
9780759510364
0759510369
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE eBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (356 p.)
Additional Contributors: Sparks, Micah
Alternative Title: 3 weeks with my brother

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SuzzieTN
Aug 30, 2016

I absolutely loved reading about Nicholas and Micah's life. This was an emotional read that you come to expect from Nicholas Sparks. He was the first author whose words made me shed tears, and still to this day I indulge in his books like no other author. I wasn't expecting the same emotional connection as I would have with his novels, but quickly I gauged it would be and was not wrong. I lost both my parents and two siblings within a 5 year span and could really relate to his struggles. Great book that I recommend to all.

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kimberlyrosepotts
Apr 05, 2016

Very well done. This book is a true testament to love and family. It captures the trials of a family stricken by loss and grief, but colours it with hope and strong family bonds.

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sspringer71
Feb 14, 2016

This is a very heartfelt and personal book about Nicholas Sparks growing up. Mr. Sparks retells his astounding childhood while traveling around the world with his brother. It will make you contemplate about what really is important in life.

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behere
Feb 04, 2016

Prior to reading this book I had just finished reading "The Rescue." One character in that book was a learning-disabled son. Reading "Three weeks with my brother" really shone a light on how Sparks draws from his personal life to write his novels. The interweaving of the trip with his brother with information about how they grew up was well crafted. Having traveled to several of the sites myself added to the connection I felt to the book.

Sunnyday04 Jan 29, 2014

Ce livre m'a varaiment touché. J'aime le lien entre les deux frères.

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danielestes
Mar 16, 2012

Here's a touching memoir from Nicholas Sparks, currently one of the more popular authors with credits such as The Notebook, Message in a Bottle and A Walk to Remember. This account of his life is structured around a multi-continent trip he takes with his older brother, Micah.

The stories from his past are the most colored and interesting, and focus on three points of view: His relationship with Micah, the kids' relationship with their mother and the struggles the parents endured to support their family. Micah was a classic firstborn child, often acting as protector to his siblings and always taking risks in his exploration of life. Nicholas, or Nicky, was the middle child, and the boys had a younger sister named Dana. Their mother is a pleasure to read; she has this striking ability to be both unconditionally loving of her children and giving them endless school-of-hard-knocks lessons on life. The family had very little material wealth growing up though the children never knew the difference.

The Sparks family experiences many life challenges and tragedy around the time Nicolas is just getting off the ground as an author. I'm of the mind that much good can always come from a great loss. It's just a matter of time and focus. Nicholas Sparks has suffered much though he should rejoice at the art he's been fortunate to pass on to others.

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Komal
Aug 12, 2011

I am very impressed....it was boring parts but it was worth it...

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Pulowi21
Jul 24, 2011

Standing Ovation!!! .... it is sooo good!! .. It made me want to call my family and tell them how much I love and miss them!! ..and it really helps you put things into perspective! ... ist a MUST READ :)

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Nubia
Apr 16, 2011

Reading this book helped me to understand that no matter how much a family may be struggling in life, love never ends and that is what holds a family together through hard times. As always, Nicholas Sparks knows how to grab the reader's attention. Micah, Dana and Nicholas Sparks were the ones who gave this story meaning, and even though they always struggled in life, their love always won in everything.

I have enjoyed all of Nicholas Sparks's novels, however "Three Weeks with my Brother" is one of my favorite ones.

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crackedback
Nov 08, 2010

This should be one of the first books from N. Sparks that you read. It teaches you about his past, and what a past it is. He deserves any success that he has coming to him. The last couple chapters will tug at you tear ducts. A very good, inspiring book!

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