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Nightswimmer

by Joseph Olshan

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Berkley .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7503812M
ISBN 100425151905
ISBN 109780425151907

  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).


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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).

Nightswimmer book 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).

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 with a very 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.

Nominated for the Lambda Award.4/4(9). Nightswimmer: A Novel - Ebook written by Joseph Olshan. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Nightswimmer: A Novel/5(2).

The Night Swimmer, the latest book by Nightswimmer book Bondurant (author of The Wettest County in Nightswimmer book 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 shared affliction of the heart - the unshakable memory of lost love.

Print book: Fiction: English: Berkley trade pbk. edView all editions and formats: Summary. Nightswimmer. likes 63 talking about this. Pensieri, parole e musica di un nuotatore notturnoFollowers: 1K. Book Cover Image (jpg): Nightswimmer. Trade Paperback Nightswimmer. By Joseph Olshan.

Trade Paperback. LIST PRICE $ PRICE MAY VARY BY RETAILER. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today. Plus, receive recommendations and exclusive offers on all of your favorite books and authors from Simon & ed on: Septem   Readers of the news of the weird may recall a contest sponsored some years ago by the Guinness beer company in which first prize was a.

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 Olshan's 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. S. 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.