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Last place she expected A novel of faith and faithlessness heartache and forgiveness The Last Odd Day is ultimately a story of strength and endurance It is also a tale of the surprisingly delicate beauty of intimate relationships as we follow one woman whose world is falling apart and watch as she slowly repairs i. Jean Witherspoon is content with her life She's not exactly happy but being happy would mean she would also have to suffer pain And Jean put her painful experiences away a long time ago closing herself off to deeper emotions Jean was born to a Cherokee mother and a blind father both of whom died before she was fifteen She carries that grief inside but chooses to focus on her nearly fifty year marriage to her husband OT It is not without heartache For the past seventeen months OT has been living in a nursing home after a stroke and broken hip Jean visits daily helping OT with eating and savoring the moments of clarity when they can converse One day however Jean's tidy world is turned upside down when she finds out that a woman has been visiting OT claiming to be his daughter After OT dies Jean learns than she ever imagined possible about this woman about herself and about the missing pieces of her relationship with her husbandThis is a true gem It's difficult to convey the depth of raw emotion conveyed in the writing without making it seem too maudlin which it definitely is not Lynne Hinton has a beautiful way of communicating exactly what her characters are thinking and feeling without wasting a single word The reader feels a part of the story experiencing everything along with the protagonists Most readers will relate to Jean on some level The grief and loss she has undergone has caused her to close herself off When she finally makes a breakthrough she handles herself with a surprising grace What takes place in the novel will resonate with readers and cause them to examine their own lives I have read most of Lynne Hinton's other books and found The Last Odd Day her best to date She has a gift for depicting female friendships in a realistic way and showing their growth and development even in light of hardship Although this is a fairly short novel it's not one to be consumed in a uick gulp but rather to be savored and pondered Le feld-maréchal von Bonaparte : Considérations sur les causes de la grandeur des Français et de leur décadence of faith and faithlessness heartache and forgiveness The Last Odd Day is ultimately a story Napoléon au Portugal : Le triomphe de l'armée luso-britannique annonce la fin de l'empire (1801-1814) of strength and endurance It is also a tale Histoire des troupes suisses au service de France sous le règne de Napoléon 1er of the surprisingly delicate beauty La Tragédie du capitaine Dreyfus of intimate relationships as we follow Napoléon one woman whose world is falling apart and watch as she slowly repairs i. 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Les idées et les hommes off to deeper emotions Jean was born to a Cherokee mother and a blind father both L'aveuglement de Napoléon of whom died before she was fifteen She carries that grief inside but chooses to focus Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène (1) on her nearly fifty year marriage to her husband OT It is not without heartache For the past seventeen months OT has been living in a nursing home after a stroke and broken hip Jean visits daily helping OT with eating and savoring the moments La Commune et les Communards of clarity when they can converse One day however Jean's tidy world is turned upside down when she finds Les aides de camp de Napoléon et des maréchaux sous le Premier Empire (1804-1815) out that a woman has been visiting OT claiming to be his daughter After OT dies Jean learns than she ever imagined possible about this woman about herself and about the missing pieces Mémoires, Chaque pas doit être un but (Tome 1) of her relationship with her husbandThis is a true gem It's difficult to convey the depth Ecorces of raw emotion conveyed in the writing without making it seem too maudlin which it definitely is not Lynne Hinton has a beautiful way Lettres à Anne: (1962-1995) of communicating exactly what her characters are thinking and feeling without wasting a single word The reader feels a part Mélancolie française of the story experiencing everything along with the protagonists Most readers will relate to Jean Opération bagration la revanche de Staline (été 1944) on some level The grief and loss she has undergone has caused her to close herself L'État contre les juifs: Vichy, les nazis et la persécution antisémite off When she finally makes a breakthrough she handles herself with a surprising grace What takes place in the novel will resonate with readers and cause them to examine their Nouvelle histoire de la France contemporaine, Tome 8 : 1848 ou l'apprentissage de la République, 1848-1852 own lives I have read most Les soldats de la honte of Lynne Hinton's Le traité de Versailles et la fin de la Première Guerre mondiale: Chronique d’une paix manquée other books and found The Last Odd Day her best to date She has a gift for depicting female friendships in a realistic way and showing their growth and development even in light Le jour le plus long : 6 juin 1944 of hardship Although this is a fairly short novel it's not Itinéraire d'un triangle rose one to be consumed in a uick gulp but rather to be savored and pondered

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Jean Clover was born on a mountain to a blind daddy and a mama steeped in sadness O T Witherspoon came along and if he didn't exactly sweep her off her feet well Jean knew she would be leaving that mountain behind forever for a life maybe just removed from that long history of creeping sadness for a life full of c. The Last Odd Day by Lynne Hinton is a story of loss and love Jean Witherspoon’s life is full of death and disappointments until she is left all alone Like the others in her life she perseveres mourning and grieving but never uitting AcceptanceIf you are in the mood for a uiet love story without passion or joy but with care and tolerance this is your book For my detailed report out for book recommendations Le colonel Mayer - De l'affaire Dreyfus à de Gaulle on a mountain to a blind daddy and a mama steeped in sadness O T Witherspoon came along and if he didn't exactly sweep her Les Français sous le Second Empire off her feet well Jean knew she would be leaving that mountain behind forever for a life maybe just removed from that long history Souvenirs : 1859-1871 of creeping sadness for a life full 1812 : La campagne tragique de Napoléon en Russie of c. The Last Odd Day by Lynne Hinton is a story Les Trois Cents Jours de Napoléon à l'île d'Elbe of loss and love Jean Witherspoon’s life is full Joséphine : vie de l'impératrice of death and disappointments until she is left all alone Like the Mémoires inédits: Les Cahiers Rouges others in her life she perseveres mourning and grieving but never uitting AcceptanceIf you are in the mood for a uiet love story without passion La Moskowa - Borodino- La bataille des Redoutes or joy but with care and tolerance this is your book For my detailed report Napoléon III et Franceschini Pietri out for book recommendations

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HildrenWhat Jean learns is that life is not what anyone expects; it is full of odd events and small unforeseen details When O T dies Jean is forced to dig into a past she thought she'd left behind forever and makes a stunning discovery Forced to reckon with a legacy she didn't know existed Jean finds a friend the. It is hard to describe this book except that it is about grief family and what might have been It is a uiet book bittersweet but satisfying Le Sexe sous l'Empire of De Gaulle et Churchill (Tempus t. 34) odd events and small unforeseen details When O T dies Jean is forced to dig into a past she thought she'd left behind forever and makes a stunning discovery Forced to reckon with a legacy she didn't know existed Jean finds a friend the. It is hard to describe this book except that it is about grief family and what might have been It is a uiet book bittersweet but satisfying