The Other

The Other

Downloadable Audiobook - 2008
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A deeply engrossing story about friendship, youth, and idealism from the bestselling author of Snow falling on cedars. When John William Barry and Neil Countryman met in 1972, the 16-year-old boys find they share a youthful idealism and a love of the outdoors. But after high school, their paths diverge. John William eventually drops out of society, and only Neil knows his whereabouts. He remains loyal to his oath of secrecy, until years later, when a shocking truth is revealed.
Publisher: [Santa Ana, Calif.] : Books on Tape, 2008
ISBN: 9781415949641
Additional Contributors: Bramhall, Mark
Books on Tape, Inc
Call Number: eAudio

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Dec 09, 2015

IT was heart wrenching to listen to this book - so well done and so well written. I was so struck by the writers depiction of situations for which there are no clear alternatives - Neil Countryman is in the middle - and in actuality there was no right action for him to take - he truly tried to do the best he could given everything...and yet such tragedy...would highly recommend this book - I found that when I was coming home, I would have to keep the tape rolling after I had parked the car, because I could no pull my self away

Rosie Hartzler, WIndham, ME

Dec 09, 2009

Being from that era, I could really identify with this book. Well written, intralling and devestatingly sad. Great read!


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