book is about the family of author, Nicholas Sparks and his close
relationship with his brother, Micah.
Nicholas received a
brochure in the mail from the alumni office at the University of
Notre Dame. The brochure was an advertisement for a three week
tour around the world called "Heaven and Earth". He asked his
wife if she would like to go but this was not possible because of
the children. Nick told his wife that he would like to go on
the tour and would ask his brother, Micah to join him.
agreed to go on the trip and he began to feel more and more excited
about it. However, as the departure date was getting closer,
Nicholas was having second thoughts about leaving the family and his
As the two brothers were traveling around the
world, the book covers many events in their lives from the time they
were young up to the present. These events included many happy
and sad times for the two of them including the early deaths of
their parents and younger sister. The one thing that made this
trip so special was the fact that these two were now the only
surviving members of their family.
This is a
heartwarming, moving story of two brothers who have been through it
all. Nicholas Sparks is a talented writer who makes you feel
as though you are right there in the middle of the story.
Nicholas says it all when asked by people why he and his brother are
so close. His answer is "It's the way it should be."
What makes this book so special is that it is so wonderful to see
two brothers express their love to each other while they are both
still alive. This is one you will want to add to your reading
list. You will thoroughly enjoy it!
REVIEWED BY NANCY
DO NOT REPRINT WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE AUTHOR, NANCY