Nightswimmer by Joseph Olshan

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Number of Pages224
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ISBN 100425176614
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Nightswimmer book. Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this brilliant literary mosaic centered around a love affair, accla /5.

Nightswimmer was actually the very first item I'd ever written a review for here at Amazon. I don't know what ever happened to it, but the book remains my favorite of all the gay fiction books I've ever read. Most gay fiction centers around name brands, a-list stars and a-list cities, lots of gossip and overblown scandals/dramas/5(22).

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Most gay fiction centers around name brands, a-list stars and a-list cities, lots of gossip and overblown scandals/dramas/5(22). While I had read mostly decent reviews of "Nightswimmer", I went into this book with a bit of skepticism.

So often, gay-themed novels barely qualify as true literature. Thankfully, Joseph Olshan is a first-class author who takes this multi-dimentional story and enhances it Nightswimmer book a Nightswimmer book unique perspective--written almost as an extended, detailed 5/5(4).

The author of Clara&#;s Heart crafts a vivid mosaic of the passions and pressures of gay life in New York City as two men find their all-consuming affair threatened by the cynicism of mutual friends and memories of lost love.

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The Night Swimmer, the latest book by Matt Bondurant (author of The Wettest County in the World), is much like the narrator Ellys favorite hobby: a dark swim through a choppy ocean. It is a haunting tale of love, intrigue and obsession, tinged with regret throughout.3/5.

Nightswimmer. [Joseph Olshan] -- When Will Kaplan meets Sean Paris, he is gripped by what he recognizes as desire and by what he senses is a Nightswimmer book affliction of the heart - the unshakable memory of lost love. Print book: Fiction: English: Berkley trade pbk. edView all editions and formats: Summary.

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Get this from a library. Nightswimmer: a novel. [Joseph Olshan] -- In New York, a love affair between two homosexuals. They both fear commitment having been hurt in previous affairs and the novel follows them as they dance round each other while doing the discos and.

Book Descriptions: The author of Clara's Heart weaves a powerful tale of two gay men who are drawn together but haunted by their lost loves from the past who have disappeared or died, leaving them deeply hurt and afraid of intimacy.

15, first printing. Nightswimmer by Joseph Olshan From reader reviews: Ethel Ellis: Have you spare time for any day. What do you do. Joseph Olshan is an award-winning American novelist whose works include Cloudland, The Conversion, Nightswimmer, and The Sound of critically acclaimed first novel, Clara's Heart, was the winner of the Times/Jonathan Cape Young Writers'.

Nightswimmer Joseph Olshan, Author Simon & Schuster $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Joseph Nightswimmer book New Novel Rides the Winds of Cultural Change. The author of Clara&#;s Heart crafts a vivid mosaic of the passions and pressures of gay life in New York City as two men find their all-consuming affair threatened by the cynicism of mutual friends and memories of lost love.

Nominated for the Lambda Award. Nightswimmer () About book: Beautiful and poignant writing telling a beautiful and poignant story about relationships:How they shape and un-shape us, how love can be difficult yet desired so desparately, the desire for intimacy And the fear and barriers that prevent the true intimacy that so many of us is a LAMDA award winner and I am not surprised because the.

Olshan (The Waterline,etc.) has written a beautiful and flawed novel about two gay men learning to trust again. One night, when Will Kaplan was living in Southern California, he and his lover went out for an ocean swim, something they had done numerous times together, but this time his lover : Joseph Olshan.

Read "Nightswimmer A Novel" by Joseph Olshan available from Rakuten Kobo. In this brilliant literary mosaic centered around a love affair, acclaimed novelist Joseph Olshan explores the Brand: Open Road Media. Nightswimmer. Melbourne, Australia. Nightswimmer formed in in Melbourne, Australia as the project of instrumentalist and composer Andrew Day, who was a founding member of N.I.L and post punk band The Sound Movement.

Day moved to Tokyo then Manchester and London between and has returned to Melbourne to complete The Sound of Disconnect. Joseph Olshan is the award-winning author of eight novels. His first novel was Clara's Heart, which went on to be made into a film starring Whoopi Goldberg.

His other novels include Nightswimmer and In Clara's addition he has written extensively for newspapers and magazines and for several years was a professor of Creative Writing at New York University. Retta, Johnny and Roy are the night swimmers: three children whose father leaves them alone while he performs as a singer."Byars has the uncanny ability to know the secret lives the outward postures, and the exact words her characters would surely use."-- "The New York Times Book Review."A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, An American Book Award, Parents' 3/5(5).

Book Wizard; The Night Swimmers. By Troy Howell, Betsy Cromer Byars. Grades. Retta must care for her brothers with little help from her father, a country-western singer who is gone every night.

Will Retta and her brothers' nightly swims help hold the family together or put them in danger. Retta must care for her brothers with little help.

The Night Swimmers by Betsy Byars tells the story of three children who have essentially lost both their parents the night their mother died. These children struggle to experience life and friendship because they have no one at home to support them or push them to do better than they are/5(4).

“CLOUDLAND, by Joseph Olshan, is obviously a crime novel and a great one at book is not just about mystery – it is also about fascinating characters.” — The Hungry Reader “This is a gripping crime novel, with a perfect ending, a surprise that doesn't come out.

A unique bond forms between a twelve-year-old and a Jamaican housekeeper in this moving novel that is “a work of art” (Los Angeles Times).The basis for the beloved film starring Whoopi Goldberg, this prize-winning novel by the author of Nightswimmer and Cloudland charts the profound, rare friendship between a wise woman named Clara and David, a twelve Brand: Delphinium Books, Incorporated.

Joseph Olshan is the award-winning author of eight novels. His first novel was Clara's Heart, which went on to be made into a film starring Whoopi Goldberg.

His other novels include Nightswimmer and In Clara's Hands. In addition he has written extensively for newspapers and magazines and for several years was a professor of Creative Writing at New York University.

Synopsis The pursuit of Eros, the yearning for intimacy, and the struggle to reconcile bisexuality with a longing for children -- these are the desires etched in the hearts of the characters of this brave and probing novel by the award-winning author of Author: Joseph Olshan.

Top 10 books about swimming This nonfiction book chronicles one man’s quest to complete the Ocean’s Seven, in which a swimmer must cross: the Channel, the Cook Strait, the north Channel.

A stunning literary thriller set in rural Vermont from the much praised author of "Nightswimmer" and "Clara's Heart"Once a major reporter for a national newspaper, Catherine Winslow has retreated to the Upper Valley of Vermont to write a household hints column.

While out walking during an early spring thaw, Catherine discovers the body of a woman leaning. "Call Me By Your Name" was narrated by Elio, who had to give up his bedroom every summer for visiting academics who came to his parents' house in the Italian Riviera as his father's guest to spend six weeks working on their manuscripts before publication.

Elio soon became infatuated with Oliver, the 24 year-old Heraclitus expert from the US/5(29). Joseph Olshan. Joseph Olshan is the award-winning author of eight novels. His first novel was Clara's Heart, which went on to be made into a film starring Whoppi other novels include Nightswimmer and In Clara's addition he has written extensively for newspapers and magazines and for several years was a professor of Creative Writing at New York : Joseph Olshan.

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In the end, you cannot hide who you are. Nightswimmer is a team endurance swimming event lasting 12 hours. See how far you can swim in the time. Teams must be made up of a minimum of 3 people with a maximum of 10 per team. A unique swimming experience held throughout the night in the 50m heated main pool of Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham.

There will be lighting in the swimming pool during. Nightswimmer Junior Debuts Nightswimmer’s apprentice presents herself for lessons after he’s forced to give up the risky practice.

She saw him on the news, where the Coast Guard lowered a man in a harness to save him, helicopter hovering over choppy waves. The apprentice swims like a fish, can’t be dissuaded, made to splash [ ]. The nightswimmer appeared in Dungeon #92 (May ).

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Acutely perceptive and crystal clear; deeply attuned to kids' feelings yet cool-eyed and shrewd; and, to boot, a solidly realized story propelled by original, huggably vulnerable characters: This story of a shallow, career-minded country singer's three motherless kids is just what a children's novel should be.

Retta (for Loretta Lynn) has raised her brothers since their singer mother was Author: Betsy Byars. Nightswimmer Joseph Olshan (Simon & Schuster, $20) Maybe Chad drowned in the night surf.

Or maybe he just staged his mysterious disappearance as a cruel way of leaving Will Kaplan, his gay lover. A stunning literary thriller set in rural Vermont from the much praised author of "Nightswimmer" and "Clara's Heart"Once a major reporter for a national newspaper, Catherine Winslow has retreated to the Upper Valley of Vermont to write a household hints column.

While out walking during an early spring thaw, Catherine discovers the body of a woman leaning against an. The novel centers on Will Kaplan (the hero of Olshan's Nightswimmer), who was raised by housekeeper Clara in a New York City suburb in the s and is now a cartographer living in Burlington, Vt.From the bestselling author of The Piano Tuner, comes Daniel Mason's The Winter Soldier, a story of love and medicine through the devastation of the First World War.

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