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And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer By Fredrik Backman And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer A little book with a big heart I read this beautifully imagined and moving novella in one sitting utterly wowed wanting to share it with everyone I know Lisa Genova bestselling author of Still Alic

  • Title: And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer
  • Author: Fredrik Backman
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  • Page: 234
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  • And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer By Fredrik Backman A little book with a big heart I read this beautifully imagined and moving novella in one sitting, utterly wowed, wanting to share it with everyone I know Lisa Genova, bestselling author of Still AliceFrom the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She s Sorry, and Britt Marie Was Here comes an exquisitely moving portA little book with a big heart I read this beautifully imagined and moving novella in one sitting, utterly wowed, wanting to share it with everyone I know Lisa Genova, bestselling author of Still AliceFrom the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She s Sorry, and Britt Marie Was Here comes an exquisitely moving portrait of an elderly man s struggle to hold on to his most precious memories, and his family s efforts to care for him even as they must find a way to let go.With all the same charm of his bestselling full length novels, here Fredrik Backman once again reveals his unrivaled understanding of human nature and deep compassion for people in difficult circumstances This is a tiny gem with a message you ll treasure for a lifetime.
    And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer By Fredrik Backman

    And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Aug , And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman is a Atria Books publication Beautifully written, heartrending novella It s an awful thing to miss someone who s still here How to say goodbye And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer A Nov , And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer is filled with beautiful illustrations depicting some of the story s most poignant moments As an art project, pick a moment in the story you found particularly beautiful or powerful and depict it in a visual way Share it with your book club Why did you pick this moment And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer is filled with beautiful illustrations depicting some of the story s most poignant moments As an art project, pick a moment in the story you found particularly beautiful or powerful and depict it in a visual way Share it with your book club Why did you pick this moment And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and This item And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer A Novella by Fredrik Backman Audio CD . Only left in stock on the way Ships from and sold by The Deal of a Lifetime A Novella by Fredrik Backman Audio CD And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer A man and his grandson sit on a bench in a town square Nearly every day, the old man leads Noah somewhere, and they exchange jokes and enjoy an easy companionship A love of family and mathematics unites them. And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer is a novella by Fredrik Backman that revolves around the relationship between Noah and Grandpa as Grandpa s memory begins to fade The plot of the novel is simple Grandpa, while seeking to take the boat out on the lake with Noah, falls and hits his head.

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    1. Angela M on said:

      I m finding it difficult to know what else to say besides what a beautiful, beautiful story , so full of love and life , even in the wake of loss What it s about is best described by Backman himself in his letter to the reader at the beginning This is a story about memories and about letting go It s a love letter and a slow farewell between a man and his grandson, and between a dad and his boy I never meant for you to read it, to be quite honest I wrote it just because I was trying to sort out m [...]

    2. Jen on said:

      This one left me speechless as it hit too close to home It s the story of how to say good bye to someone you are losing to Alzheimer s It s the story of a grandpa and grandson and their shared love of mathematics and how grandpa tries to define what is happening to him while wrestling with the fear of memories beginning to fade.My own father was diagnosed with it 2 years ago It has been difficult to watch the progression of the disease as his recognition of me has gone from hi how are you and a [...]

    3. Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ Martin on said:

      There s a hospital room at the end of a life where someone, right in the middle of the floor, has pitched a green tent A person wakes up inside it, breathless and afraid, not knowing where he is A young man sitting next to him whispers Don t be scared This is such a sad little story but with BIG heart And the sad thing is that these things are true So many people have went through this with family members My grandma is forgetting things Life isn t fair The little boy Noah is a wonderful child an [...]

    4. Cheri on said:

      Some books should come with instructions, this is one of them Here s my instructions to you Plan on crying Have tissues handy Fredrik Backman has done it again I usually stay away from people who intentionally make me cry, but Backman pulls me back over and over again If he released a new book tomorrow, I d likely read it tomorrow He brings me people who make me smile, and laugh, and whom I cherish even if I can t call them on the phone And yes, sometimes they make me cry At 96 pages And Every M [...]

    5. Larry H on said:

      It s ironic that mathematics figures into the plot of this book but you shouldn t let that scare you , because I thought about approaching this review as a mathematical proof Given that Larry is a total sap, prove that this utterly exquisite novella will leave him an emotional wreck Done and done Noah holds the old man s hand, the man who taught him to fish and to never be afraid of big thoughts and to look at the night s sky and understand that it s made of numbers Mathematics has blessed the b [...]

    6. Elyse on said:

      Sunshine and lollipops My God as absolutely beautiful that this novella is, filled with insights and inspiration I thought It s possible, this is going to be the first Backman book where I m not going to cry WRONG Maybe a few readers will have teary eye.Me I want to gush at the end Something hit a nerve Fredrik Backman s writing is such a HUGE GIFT to many He is to me Sometimes, I fall hard feel deeply Maybe it s the mood I started with or maybe feelings came to the surface that have been sittin [...]

    7. Diane S ☔ on said:

      Absolutely beautiful and emotionally stunning An old man, loosing his most precious memories, his grandson Noah, Noah and his son Ted, sitting on a park bench trying to connect, showing their love for this man who is grandfather, father The words, phrases, thoughts, so incredibly poignant, wrap themselves around your heart How do you explain what is happening to a young boy, how does a son help a father with something out of both their control You talk, you remind, and you travel along with him [...]

    8. Carol on said:

      Without a doubtA 2016 SUPER FAVORITE I just don t know what to say.except that I loved every expressive word of love, and every shared memory in this beautifully written novella.When Fredrik Backman writes, he really knows how to bring the characters to life and make the reader feel their emotions like they were your own.I just want to send a balloon way up into the sky.Don t miss this one, and keep the tissues handy Thank you NetGalley and Atria Books for the ARC

    9. da AL on said:

      To be honest, I was afraid this was going to be smarmy, but it redeemed itself by the end The audio reader does a stunning job Why isn t he credited anywhere on the box or the cds

    10. Maxwell on said:

      Such a beautifully written story of big themes like life, love and loss, but written in an accessible and moving way Backman can do no wrong 4.5 stars

    11. Susanne Strong on said:

      Fredrik Backman You brought me to my knees This novella had me sobbing, smiling, laughing and in bewildered awe of the beautiful words that you are able to write so melodically on a page You capture emotion between characters so exquisitely In this incredible novella, Grandpa and Noahnoah his grandson have a very special relationship They understand each other perfectly It is this perfect relationship, that makes Grandpa s plight harder and harder each day Harder because at first, Grandpa doesn [...]

    12. Christine on said:

      The little novella packs a powerful punch This is one that will not be forgotten Grandpa is in the throes of losing his memory, and each day he loses a little He is aware this is happening it scares him He shares his thoughts with his grandson, Noah, with whom he shares an unbreakable bond This less than one hour read delivers a treasure trove of beautifully drawn themes to the reader In a most poignant manner it addresses the fear of not only growing old, but of losing precious memories held m [...]

    13. Connor on said:

      Video Review youtu WHBXMxd4QMQI think this is definitely a read that will hit some than others With a grandfather who remembers me only occasionally when I visit him, this hit me really hard and boosted my love for it The actually story and writing is what I expect from Fredrik Backman after read My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She s Sorry Moving It s written mostly with the grandfather, and as such, the story can jump around as Grandpa grasps at memories that he s having trouble rememberin [...]

    14. Cathrine ☯️ on said:

      5 The morning I read this to my husband was also the occasion of our only grandson s first birthday I made it almost all the way and then had to hand it over for him to finish Throughout the story, as Grandpa talks and struggles to remember for Noah, his eyes keep getting blurry That s what happened to me through the whole forty five minutes of this little gem We re not so young any and are oh so aware of the ticking clock in the room I seriously imagined that Mr Backman wrote it just for us Wel [...]

    15. Esil on said:

      Backman delves into the failing mind of a grandfather and the young vibrant mind of his grandson It s an impressionistic novella, that captures strings of thoughts and feelings about remembering, forgetting, remembering again, connecting, seeing the past, projecting into the future I loved some snippets and passages I liked the overall effect Thank you to the publisher for making a copy available to me.

    16. Dem on said:

      Not just a pretty cover but a charming and heartbreaking story of a father and Grandfather and his struggles to hold on to his treasured memories.A Beautifully written and thought provoking story that made me realise the pain and struggle that is a reality for so many people today and everyday who suffer or watch a lovd one suffering from dementia or Alzheimers and I think everyone who reads this book will know someone who has been punched by this condition.I listened to this one on audible and [...]

    17. Debbie on said:

      3.5Woe is the reader who isn t weeping That s me My tear ducts were dry as the Mojave Desert I feel like a weirdo because so many people reviewing this book said they sobbed uncontrollably I have to remind myself that some books DO make me cry this is just not one of them And this novella IS very sad, as we listen to a brilliant and loved man who has Alzheimer s talk to his grandson, Noah But and I really sound cold hearted here, I know for me I think my saddest moment was realizing that I had t [...]

    18. Kelli on said:

      If you are looking for a book that will have you crying in the middle of the hair salon not tearing up or a single tear, but really tears streaming down your face crying , have I got a book for you

    19. Karen❄️ on said:

      A beautiful morning read for me today What a touching story about Grandpa, who is fading from Alzheimer s, and his grandson Noahnoah, and the beautiful memories Grandpa has from the past with Grandma.

    20. Sue on said:

      I have read a few wonderful reviews of this book Angela s at review show is the one that caused me to decide to read this sooner than later And her eloquent words were so right Backman has captured the sadness, confusion and devastation that is visited on a person and a family by progressive dementia such as Alzheimers Yet he also captures the beauty of the love, the support that family and loved ones can provide to those whose brains are so affected We can all provide a balloon to another, thou [...]

    21. Linda on said:

      When I first started reading this novella, I thought to myself that it would be a wonderful little book to share with a child to help them understand what happens to a loved one who suffers from Alzheimer s I still believe that However, Backman has such a remarkable gift of combining words that he can take you skipping along through the pages and then, when you are comfortable with where the storyline is taking you, he instantaneously takes ahold of your heart and an upsurge of emotions come pou [...]

    22. Margitte on said:

      A Little book with a big heart says the blurb.And how big is that heart indeed As big as the unknown universe, where mathematics made it possible to discover the unknown, to calculate the distance to the moon, to send men there and bring them back safely That s what the granpa s unwavering faith taught his grandson There s mathematics in saying goodbye And mathematics in the most beautiful garden designed for the love of grandpa s life And mathematics in the love for a grandson, when memory beco [...]

    23. Cher on said:

      5 stars Utterly amazing.This is a story about memories and about letting go It s a love letter and a slow farewell between a man and his grandson, and between a dad and his boy.Such a sweet and touching read easily devoured in one sitting Backman does an amazing job of vividly putting into words the special bond between a child and their grandparent, while simultaneously displaying the heartbreaking, cruel effects of Alzheimer s and similar diseases It is a unique and contrasting combination of [...]

    24. Kathleen on said:

      AND EVERY MORNING THE WAY HOME GETS LONGER AND LONGER by Fredrik Backman translated by Alice Menzies is a wonderful novella As the inside flap of the book cover says, Fredrik Backman has rendered an exquisitely moving portrait of an elderly man s struggle to hold onto his most precious memories and his family s efforts to care for him even as they must find a way to let go I don t normally cry while reading a book, however, tears escaped and streamed down my face from the beginning to end of thi [...]

    25. Ann Marie (Lit·Wit·Wine·Dine) on said:

      You can read all of my review at Lit.Wit.Wine.DineHow could I could not say no when the publisher asked if I d like to review this book Though I don t read many novellas, I am an absolute evangelist for anything written by Fredrik Backman I would read his grocery lists 5 stars, I m sure I met the Fredrik Backman at BEA this year and was a little surprised to find that he s absolutely nothing like his aging, curmudgeonly characters In fact, he s quite young and charming I tried my best to convinc [...]

    26. Diane Barnes on said:

      This little novella took me on a journey inside the mind and heart of a man whose memories are disappearing His love for his grand son who is with him, and his memories of his wife, who is not these are the things he is so desparately trying to hold onto.I don t know how Backman does this book after book, but he can take a reader so deep into his character s hearts that you actually feel as though you inhabit their bodies This one had me in tears from the first page to the last It was mercifully [...]

    27. LaDonna on said:

      3.75 5 STARSConsider the following Grandchild I would rather be old than a grown up All grown ups are angry, it s just children and old people who laugh Grandparent That s why we get the chance to spoil our grandchildren, because by doing that we re apologizing to our children.Fredrik Backman s novella definitely packs a huge wallop The journey that the reader is taken on in a mere 76 pages is simply amazing Backman presents a tale that soooo many can appreciate and find strength in Although the [...]

    28. abby on said:

      We re in my brain, Noahnoah And it got smaller overnight again Noah and his Grandpa share a special bond Together, they speak the language of numbers Because mathematics will always lead you home.Until it doesn t any.Lately, Grandpa has been struggling to make it home The distance between hazy memories and lucidness is growing longer each day Grandpa doesn t want to forget all the numbers to pi, his favorite doctor joke, and especially not his beloved late wife Luckily, Noah vows to help him rem [...]

    29. Misty on said:

      This is a story about memories and about letting go It s a love letter and a slow farewell between a man and his grandson, and between a dad and his boy.This beautiful story will make us think about the perfect goodbyes we never got a chance to give to our loved ones It will make us think about life living, loving, and aging Alzheimer s Dementia is heartbreaking It s an awful thing to miss someone who s still here I miss you, Mama There isn t a goodbye perfect enough for you.

    30. Ace on said:

      Backman just gets people and his characters are so raw and real and his children are mystical, imaginative and intelligent I love his characters, stories and his own brilliant, creative self He is my current selection for a celebrity dinner date He may have to bring his translator, but that s ok.

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