This Nicholas Sparks’s latest novel is at the moment at the top of the New York Times bestseller list and it is fairly enough. He describes human emotions with empathy and deals with life-changing subjects that attract reader’s attention. Love of this couple is the magnet that ignites one to read on.
John Tyree hails from the port city of Wilmington, North Carolina. Iced with flamboyant summer vacation homes the beaches invite visitors and homegrown youth to the finest water sport. John has been admitted in the army after high school not knowing exactly what he wants to do with his life. Now being on a leave in Germany he enjoys staying at home and surfing along the beach. It is on this beach that he retrieves a young lady’s bag that has dropped into the deep waters, an incident that changes his life forever.
Savannah Lynn Curtis, a college student on a summer mission for Habitat for Humanity, happens to be staying in one of the rental vacation mansions with her work group. Savannah’s world is energetic and socially broad, but she looks upon John’s quiet and remote relationship with his father with genuine interest and insists upon their meeting.
Even though aware of the outcome, John succumbs. He engages himself in a little conversation with his father, who is obsessed with coin collecting and seems unable to talk about anything else. Unfortunately, John’s leave comes up to an end and his return to Germany puts their friendship on hold.
Savannah interestingly vows to wait for John till he finishes his tour of duty, and John realizes that he is ready to settle down with his one true love.
But then the tragic and dreaded events of…