Hardcover Õ Dear Edward PDF µ

Hardcover  Õ Dear Edward PDF µ One summer morning, twelve year old Edward Adler, his beloved older brother, his parents, andother passengers board a flight in Newark headed for Los Angeles Among them is a Wall Street wunderkind, a young woman coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy, an injured vet returning from Afghanistan, a septuagenarian business tycoon, and a free spirited woman running away from her controlling husband And then, tragically, the plane crashes Edward is the sole survivorEdward s story captures the attention of the nation, but he struggles to find a place for himself in a world without his family He continues to feel that a piece of him has been left in the sky, forever tied to the plane and all of his fellow passengers But then he makes an unexpected discovery one that will lead him to the answers of some of life s most profound questions When you ve lost everything, how do find yourself How do you discover your purpose What does it mean not just to survive, but to truly live Dear Edward is at once a transcendent coming of age story, a multidimensional portrait of an unforgettable cast of characters, and a breathtaking illustration of all the ways a broken heart learns to love again

10 thoughts on “Dear Edward

  1. Dorie - Cats&Books :) Dorie - Cats&Books :) says:

    THIS NOVEL IS NOW AVAILABLE This is my first 5 star read of 2020 and it is a great one So many of my Goodreads friends were raving about this book and now I can see why.The blurb tells a lot of the outline of this story A plane en route from Newark to Los Angeles crashes, killing everyone on board except for 12 year old Edward Adler I have found from doing some research that the author based this story on a real plane crash which occurred in 2010, it was traveling from South Africa to Lond

  2. Angela M Angela M says:

    Many of us know what it feels like to grieve the loss of loved ones, but how unimaginable to lose your whole family at twelve years old as the sole survivor of a plane crash Who is there to understand what Edward Adler, this young boy, broken physically and emotionally, is feeling Is there anyone to help him heal, to find his way through the trauma and horrific loss Perhaps it s his Aunt Lacey, who has not only lost her sister, but suffers her own personal losses Or maybe her husband John, w Many

  3. Nilufer Ozmekik Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    Wow I got Arc copy of this book and wrote a review long time ago for NetGalley and now I realized I didn t share on Goodreads Luckily my favorite producer assistant Casey, who always gives me hard times by making me rewrite my scenes at least 80 times and taking my middle finger emojis as daily gift sent me this book as an Olive Branch with dozen Sprinkles cupcakes Okay, she s forgiven for now I started to flip pages as I was devouring banana dark chocolate cupcake I highly recommend this Wow I got Arc c

  4. Paromjit Paromjit says:

    Ann Napolitano s melancholic novel depicts the coming of age of Edward Adler, who at the tender age of 12 loses the life he is familiar with along with the loss of his family, his parents and his beloved older brother, Jordan, in a tragic plane crash in Colorado, in which almost 2oo others die Edward is the only survivor, the boy who lived becomes the centre of a storm of public and national interest A traumatised Edward with his unbearable burden of grief and sorrow goes to live in West Milfo Ann Napolitano s

  5. Julie Julie says:

    Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano is a 2020 Dial Press publication A sad, uncomfortable, and heartrending journey but ultimately a story of hope and inspiration Twelve year old, Edward is the sole survivor of a plane crash, which took the lives of 191 people, including Edward s parents and older brother Now living with his aunt and uncle, Edward is faced with the daunting task of recovering physically, mentally and emotionally This story follows Edward s coming of age journey, as he copes wit Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

  6. JanB JanB says:

    4.5 starsIt s been a long time since I read a book where the story and the characters took hold of my heart and wouldn t let go Anyone who has followed my reviews for any amount of time knows that I don t typically like child narrators This is the exception It s a stunning piece of storytelling I love a story that delves into psychological issues, and how one heals from unbearable tragedy is the ultimate psychological challenge I had the pleasure of buddy reading this with my good friend Ma 4.5 starsIt s been a long time sin

  7. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    A compassionate and realistic look at a young boy confronting paralyzing grief and survivor guilt His family, moving from New York to LA, are on an airplane, when the plane crashes and Eddie, 12, is the only survivor Taken in by his mother s sister and her husband, a couple that has suffered their own private grief, he no longer feels as if he fits in his own skin Shay, a girl his own age, his new neighbor may be the door that allows him to find a way to move forward.In alternating chapters w A compassionate and realistic look at a

  8. Kim ~ It’s All About the Thrill Kim ~ It’s All About the Thrill says:

    3.5 starsYes I realize I am going to be the unpopular opinion I couldn t wait to chose this for my BOTM I did worry that the material would be a bit too emotional for me and that I would be ugly crying all over the book.but I didn t I am not sure why but it didn t elicit that strong of an emotion from me OMG am I heartless Edward does the impossible He survives a plane crash that claims the life of all the other passengersall 191 one of them His entire world is onboard that plan 3.5 starsYes I realize I am going to be the unpopular opinio

  9. Carol Carol says:

    Yep.as advertised Riveting Uplifting Unforgettable Flight 2977. Did you know Clouds usually float at 2,000 to 15,000 feet Planes fly at 30,000 to 40,000 Outer space begins at 300,000 I didn t know that exactly and don t know what it is about disaster novelsand moviesthat entices me so, but in DEAR EDWARD, Eddie Adler himself, how his life evolves, and the stories of the other doomed passengers made for an addictive, fast read.Eddie is only 12, his brother Jordan 15 when hisYep.as advertised Riveting Uplifting Unforgettable Flight 2977. Did you k

  10. Jayme Jayme says:

    So much could be solved, she thinks, if we simply held hands with each otheroften 12 year old Eddie Adler boards flight 2977 from Newark to Los Angeles with his parents, and his older brother Jordan 191 souls will perish with Eddie being the sole survivor of the crash The whole country is captivated with Eddie now referred to as Edward and his story They think he is LUCKY They don t understand the pain of being the one left behind The story is told from the alternating timeline So much could be solved, she thinks, if we simply held hands with each othe

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