The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud

The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud

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The powerful bond between two brothers--one alive and the other killed in a terrible accident--unexpectedly transcends the barriers of life and death, and it is up to one enchanting woman to make their world right.

Blackwell North Amer
The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud tells the haunting story of a young man who narrowly survives a terrible car wreck that kills his little brother. Years later, the brothers' bond remains so strong that it transcends the normal boundaries separating life and death.
Charlie St. Cloud lives in a snug New England fishing village. By day he tends the lawns and monuments of the ancient cemetery where his younger brother, Sam, is buried. Graced with an extraordinary gift after surviving the accident, he can still see, talk, and even play catch with Sam's spirit. But townsfolk whisper that Charlie has never recovered from his loss.
Into his carefully ordered life comes Tess Carroll, a captivating, adventuresome woman training for a solo sailing trip around the globe. Fate steers her boat into a treacherous storm that blows her back to harbor, to a charged encounter with Charlie, and to a surprise more overwhelming than the violent sea itself.
Charlie and Tess discover a beautiful and uncommon connection that leads to a race against time and a desperate choice between death and life, between the past and the future, between holding on and letting go.

Baker
& Taylor

The powerful bond between two brothers--one alive and the other, killed in a terrible accident--unexpectedly transcends the barriers of life and death, and it is up to one enchanting woman to make their world right. By the author of The Man Who Ate the 747.

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2004
ISBN: 9780553802207
0553802208
Characteristics: 277 p. ; 22 cm

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LeannaRose
Feb 20, 2012

For those of us who can admit we still haven't really figured out this "death" thing, this is an interesting perspective on what the afterlife might look like. The characters in this book were well developed and believable in their actions and emotions. A terrific read.

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DLY1
Jul 04, 2011

An interesting, unique story about a young man who loses her brother from a car accident when they were kids and how it changed his life.This book was a lot different from others I've read before becasue it's more spiritual and it just leaves one wondering about the afterlife.I did enjoy this book love the characters and the stories os love and loss just warms the heart.

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yleek
Jul 02, 2011

Wonderful story.

dragonsnakes Mar 10, 2011

I read this book after I saw the movie. Both are good - touching.

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fizzabelle
Jan 07, 2011

To admit the truth, this is not the type of book i normally like to read, but i was immediately captivated by Charlies sad and regretful story/ Although in the beginning it bored me a little i grew to think this was an amazing book!!!

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bobo
Oct 04, 2010

I had a fun time reading this book. I saw the movie, too. I think that after reading it for two weeks, I got a little tired of it, but still, it was enjoyable. So, yeah I recommend this movie to people who liked the movie and people who like stories about people who can see dead people.

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Keep_On_Rockin
Aug 16, 2010

A great book filled with romance, ghosts and boating. A fantastic read!

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lbaker67
Jul 20, 2010

This is one of the best books I have read for a long time. I highly recommend it.

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