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I stumbled upon Bob Greene's All Summer Long a couple of years ago when I read his "Hang Time" book about Michael Jordan. The subject matter of several friends putting everything aside for a Summer and roadtriping around the country has always been appealing to me and this story didn't disappoint.

A treacly fiction debut from veteran journalist and Chicago Tribune columnist Greene (Hang Time, 1991, et. : the story of three former high-school chums who decide to take a last summer off together after attending their 25th reunion

A treacly fiction debut from veteran journalist and Chicago Tribune columnist Greene (Hang Time, 1991, et. : the story of three former high-school chums who decide to take a last summer off together after attending their 25th reunion. Ben, Michael, and Ronnie have each made their way in the world from small-town beginnings in Bristol, Ohio: Ben as a roving TV correspondent, familiar across America if not exactly famous; Michael as a devoted English teacher in the high school from which they graduated; Ronnie as a Cleveland multimillionaire after having married into money.

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Greene has written books on subjects including Michael Jordan, Alice Cooper, and . In 1993, his novel All Summer Long was published by Doubleday, and his columns are collected in several books. His book Hang Time: Days and Dreams with Michael Jordan became a bestseller. Though Greene was popular with readers, critics accused him of excessive sentimentality, heavy writing and repetitive coverage of the same subject, most notably the Baby Richard child custody saga.

1993) A novel by Bob Greene. Three childhood best friends-Ben, a television journalist, Ronnie, a CEO, and Michael, a schoolteacher-meet again at their twenty-fifth high school reunion and recall their youth together Genre: General Fiction. Similar books by other authors. June 2000 : USA Paperback.

Bob Greene is an outstanding writer, and the way he carries you into his world of friendship and growing older is remarkable. This book taps on all one's memories of the past and good friends and special places. It makes you glad to be alive. You want to reach out and touch your special friends.

And so Ben, a divorced TV journalist, Ronnie, a high-powered CEO, and Michael, a high school English teacher, take leave of their families and jobs for a cross-country road trip to remember. Along the way, they see baseball games, state fairs, Elvis's Las Vegas hotel suite, and a convention of dental hygienists, and not only experience all of America in full bloom, but discover new truths about themselves. All Summer Long is a wise, funny, touching story you'll slurp down like a cold milkshake from the drive-in.

All Summer Long" By Bob Greene Signed & Inscribed To Irv Kupcinet 1993. Customs services and international tracking provided. All Summer Long : A San Francisco Romance: By Carlson, Melody.

Chapter 14: Bob’s Side. Chapter 15: Lost and Found. Not without new projects on the books. Roni could almost read Olivia’s mind. She knew Olivia was completely overwhelmed. Well, he was happy to cede control of their money as long as things went well. For fourteen years of bliss they had been flush and pretty much able to do as they pleased because her business thrived. Nick was like Olivia in that he also collected things. Nick had shelves upon shelves of gorgeous handmade leather-bound books whose spines were hand tooled in gold leaf. His small study that held these treasures had a tiny woodburning fireplace, a luxury in their type of building.

Three childhood best friends--Ben, a television journalist, Ronnie, a CEO, and Michael, a schoolteacher--meet again at their twenty-fifth high school reunion and recall their youth together

All Summer Long epub download

ISBN13: 978-0312955083

ISBN: 0312955081

Author: Bob Greene

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: Contemporary

Language: English

Publisher: St Martin's Paperbacks (July 1, 1995)

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Rating: 4.1

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Thorgahuginn
As someone who loved "Be True To Your School" and liked "You Know You Should Be Glad", I was disappointed.

This is a novel, which to me is fiction. But Greene covers the same material as he does in the two books mentioned above. Bristol is Bexley and his friends are the same as in the other two books. Either you take away the novel label or you disguise the characters a lot better. That thought stayed with me through the entire book.

Bob is a few years older than me and his vanilla world and mid-life crisis struck me as navel-gazing after a while. Still, he is a good writer which made the book bearable.
Thorgahuginn
As someone who loved "Be True To Your School" and liked "You Know You Should Be Glad", I was disappointed.

This is a novel, which to me is fiction. But Greene covers the same material as he does in the two books mentioned above. Bristol is Bexley and his friends are the same as in the other two books. Either you take away the novel label or you disguise the characters a lot better. That thought stayed with me through the entire book.

Bob is a few years older than me and his vanilla world and mid-life crisis struck me as navel-gazing after a while. Still, he is a good writer which made the book bearable.
Cktiell
One of my all-time favorite Bob Greene books. Just re-read it for the third timel Bought this copy to send to my friend. Keeping mine to read again in a few years. Yes, it is that good. Great coming of age story, combined with Greene's early journalism story, makes this great.
Cktiell
One of my all-time favorite Bob Greene books. Just re-read it for the third timel Bought this copy to send to my friend. Keeping mine to read again in a few years. Yes, it is that good. Great coming of age story, combined with Greene's early journalism story, makes this great.
Ffyan
I thought this was a great book, for just a relaxing read.
Ffyan
I thought this was a great book, for just a relaxing read.
Ustamya
Came quickly and exactly as described!
Ustamya
Came quickly and exactly as described!
Wetiwavas
No wonder Bob Greene's so much more well known as a columnist than a novelist. All Summer Long, while full of good writing and interesting situations, seems to me to be self-serving and melodramatic. If only this had been written as non-fiction, I would have not only believed it, but would have respected it. Instead, I could predict what would happen pages ahead of time and kept thinking that maybe I have can have career as a novelist after all. It's just not very interesting to anyone but the characters. If I ran into any of these guys in a airport or at a ballgame or in a hotel lobby, I'd not only think them quite unspectacular, but wouldn't dig too deeply into their lives, as I'm sure I'd be bored before they got around to reliving their first "adventure."
Oh, woe is the forty-three year old Midwestern male, who can't face the reality of everyday life. Sure, there isn't a person alive who wouldn't like to take the summer off and travel, but I don't know how many of us want to do it with a bunch of people that we were really only close to 25 years ago. Forget my friends from high school, I want to take off with the people who mean something to me today -- people with whom I have something in common besides having attended the same school two and a half decades ago. This is exactly why we have reunions every five years, not every day. For the most part, they have no relevance in our daily lives.
That said, I still enjoyed the escapism this book offers. Greene offers simple, but significant insights into human nature, especially those that I imagine for men in their mid forties. The trio's travels are both funny and sad, and Greene doesn't necessarily push the reader one way or another. Things just happen and the summer is over, just like it is for you and me. And just like yours and mine, no one can really say they're interested in these sad sacks.
Greene steals the title from the Beach Boys song, although a song more representative and equally sappy might have been Terry Jacks's Seasons In The Sun. They had joy, they had fun, they had a season in the sun. Big deal.
Wetiwavas
No wonder Bob Greene's so much more well known as a columnist than a novelist. All Summer Long, while full of good writing and interesting situations, seems to me to be self-serving and melodramatic. If only this had been written as non-fiction, I would have not only believed it, but would have respected it. Instead, I could predict what would happen pages ahead of time and kept thinking that maybe I have can have career as a novelist after all. It's just not very interesting to anyone but the characters. If I ran into any of these guys in a airport or at a ballgame or in a hotel lobby, I'd not only think them quite unspectacular, but wouldn't dig too deeply into their lives, as I'm sure I'd be bored before they got around to reliving their first "adventure."
Oh, woe is the forty-three year old Midwestern male, who can't face the reality of everyday life. Sure, there isn't a person alive who wouldn't like to take the summer off and travel, but I don't know how many of us want to do it with a bunch of people that we were really only close to 25 years ago. Forget my friends from high school, I want to take off with the people who mean something to me today -- people with whom I have something in common besides having attended the same school two and a half decades ago. This is exactly why we have reunions every five years, not every day. For the most part, they have no relevance in our daily lives.
That said, I still enjoyed the escapism this book offers. Greene offers simple, but significant insights into human nature, especially those that I imagine for men in their mid forties. The trio's travels are both funny and sad, and Greene doesn't necessarily push the reader one way or another. Things just happen and the summer is over, just like it is for you and me. And just like yours and mine, no one can really say they're interested in these sad sacks.
Greene steals the title from the Beach Boys song, although a song more representative and equally sappy might have been Terry Jacks's Seasons In The Sun. They had joy, they had fun, they had a season in the sun. Big deal.
Blacknight
Bob Greene is a favorite author of mine, especially BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOl and better, yet DUTY. But ALL SUMMER LONG will appeal to ALL guys between the ages of 40 and 60 years of age. Three best friends from school head out on an all-summer-long "road trip" 25 years after graduation. A great book about life-long friendship told by an expert story teller.
Blacknight
Bob Greene is a favorite author of mine, especially BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOl and better, yet DUTY. But ALL SUMMER LONG will appeal to ALL guys between the ages of 40 and 60 years of age. Three best friends from school head out on an all-summer-long "road trip" 25 years after graduation. A great book about life-long friendship told by an expert story teller.
Spilberg
I stumbled upon Bob Greene's All Summer Long a couple of years ago when I read his "Hang Time" book about Michael Jordan. The subject matter of several friends putting everything aside for a Summer and roadtriping around the country has always been appealing to me and this story didn't disappoint. Although this is a fictional account, you really feel as if the author is recanting a journey that he actually took. I found myself really wanting to do something like this someday as well. I highly recommend this book.
Spilberg
I stumbled upon Bob Greene's All Summer Long a couple of years ago when I read his "Hang Time" book about Michael Jordan. The subject matter of several friends putting everything aside for a Summer and roadtriping around the country has always been appealing to me and this story didn't disappoint. Although this is a fictional account, you really feel as if the author is recanting a journey that he actually took. I found myself really wanting to do something like this someday as well. I highly recommend this book.
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love Bob Greene writing