[PDF / Epub] ☉ Arms Wide Open ❤ Tom Winter – Realestatelawcenter.us

Arms Wide Open Jack And Meredith Are Non Identical Twins Their Father Died Before They Were Born And Now They Both Have To Watch As Their Mother Sinks Further In To The Grip Of Early Onset Dementia.Jack S Career Has Crashed And Burned, All That Remains Is A Maserati And A Nervous Disposition Meredith S World Is Also Crumbling The Decomposing Yogurt In Her Fridge A Symbol Of Her Newly Expired Marriage Her Children, Jemima And Luke, Offer Little Support, Too Consumed With The World Of Online Dating And Amateur Taxidermy.One Day, A Throwaway Comment Starts Jack Wondering If Their Father Really Died As They Begin To Untangle The Revelations, The Twins Are Forced To Ponder Both The Past And The Future Their Memories Of Their Mother, Their Hopes For Finding Their Father, And The Fear Of What S In Their Bloodline.

[PDF / Epub] ☉ Arms Wide Open  ❤ Tom Winter – Realestatelawcenter.us
  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • Arms Wide Open
  • Tom Winter
  • English
  • 15 March 2017
  • 1472101685

    10 thoughts on “[PDF / Epub] ☉ Arms Wide Open ❤ Tom Winter – Realestatelawcenter.us


  1. says:

    Tom Winter is a new author to me but this, his second book, was a delight to read It was both poignant and funny and had a main cast of wonderful characters that, possibly with the exception of the downright eccentric, you could identify and engage with.Jack and Meredith are 43 year old twins Meredith s life hasn t turned out as she expected She feels a failure because her husband has left her for another woman and seeks solace in plants and gardening She diligently visits their ailing mothe Tom Winter is a new author to me but this, his second book, w...


  2. says:

    Having read Tom Winter s first novel Lost Found review here I was really looking forward to reading this and I wasn t disappointed Thanks so much to Grace at Constable Robinson for sending me a copy for review.There were lots of characters to familiarise myself with and I did get a bit lost of who s who at the start On the outside we see what seems to be a normal family which could have had the potential to be a bit boring but because its so heartfeltly written as you read on you Having read Tom Winter s first novel Lost Found review here I was really looking forward to reading this and I wasn t disappointed Thanks so much to Grace at Constable Robinson for sending me a copy for review.There were lots of characters to familiarise myse...


  3. says:

    Meredith s ineffectual husband, Alistair, has left her for another woman half his age Her children couldn t care less about his absence fifteen year old Jemima cares only about her fictitious online life, and eleven year old Luke is trying to cope with being bullied at school, leaving Meredith in a state of unhappy limbo for much of the time Meanwhile Jack, Meredith s twin brother, is in a state of flux his career having gone down the tubes leaving nothing to show but his sexy sports car and Meredith s ineffectual husband, Alistair, has left her for another woman half his age Her children couldn t care less about his absence fifteen year old Jemima cares only about her fictitious online life, and eleven year old Luke is trying to cope with being bullied at school, leaving Meredith in a state of unhappy limbo for much of the time Meanwhile Jack, Mer...


  4. says:

    I had a hard time with this book I liked the stories premise but the book seemed to fall a little short The emotions in the book at times seemed to be lacking It also felt long The story wasn t horrible, and it was interesting enough to keep me readin...


  5. says:

    Actual rating is probablylike 3.5 stars.I had a couple of problems with this one that were quite disappointing The biggest problem I had is that, on occasion, characters would do or say things that I didn t feel they really would do in a real life setting I can t speak about one of these as it contains spoilers, but it s to do with the teenage girl character, Jemima The first of these was the headteacher at the school that the son and daughter go to she was presented as pretty farcic Actual rating is probablylike 3.5 stars.I had a couple of problems ...


  6. says:

    Review originally published here January of last year I read Tom Winter s memorable debut novel Lost and Found, a poignant story of ordinary people whose stories become extraordinary through Winter s excellent writing and I was excited when I heard he had a new novel coming out this year, let alone the opportunity to read it early Once again Winter takes seemingly average people and with a flair for great storytelling he pulls the reader in and gets th Review originally published here January of last year I read Tom Winter s memorable debut novel Lost and Found, a poignant story of ordinary people whose stories become extraordinary through Winter s excellent writing and I was excited when I heard he had a new novel coming out this year, let alone the opportuni...


  7. says:

    Time taken to read 4 daysPublisher CorsairPages 353Blurb from GoodreadsJack and Meredith are non identical twins Their father died before they were born and now they both have to watch as their mother sinks further in to the grip of early onset dementia.Jack s career has crashed and burned, all that remains is a Maserati and a nervous disposition Meredith s world is also crumbling the decomposing yogurt in her fridge a symbol of her newly expired marriage Her children, Jemima and Luke, Time taken to read 4 daysPublisher CorsairPages 353Blurb from GoodreadsJack and Meredith are non identical twins Their father died before they were ...


  8. says:

    The PlotIf you re looking for a book that dissects the illness that is dementia and that takes a look at it in a forthright manner, Arms Wide Open is not for you That s not to say that Tom Winter doesn t take the illness seriously, because he does, it just isn t front and centre of the book it isn t the main focus Saying that, I don t think there is a main focus, other than the lives of twins Jack and Meredith falling apart at the seams There is a fair bit going on within the storyline I w The PlotIf you re looking for a book that dissects the illness that is dementia and that takes a look at it in a forthright manner, Arms Wide Open is not for you That s not to say that Tom Winter doesn t take the illness seriously, because he does, it just isn t front and centre of the book it isn t the main focus Saying that, I don t think there is a main focus, other than the lives of twins Jack and Meredith falling apart at the seams There is a fair bit going on within the storyline I won t go in to detail as I do...


  9. says:

    I had never come across Tom Winter before being offered this title to review by a readers panel that I am on In fact I doubt I would have chosen to read this book myself so I am grateful I was given this opportunity because it is an extremely poignant read Dementia is at the heart of this novel and it is dealt with through humour as well as sensitivity Written in language that is clear, succinct and so expressive that even though it is a traumatic subject the author is writing about he manage I had never come across Tom Winter before being offered this title to review by a readers panel that I am on In fact I doubt I would have chosen to read this book myself so I am grateful I was given this opportunity because it is an extremely poignant read Dementia is at the heart of this novel and it is dealt with through humour as well as sensitivity Written in language that is clear, succinct and so expressive that even though it is a traumatic subject the author is writing about he manages to lighten the story in a humorous way In fact this heart moving novel impacted on me so much that when shortly after finishing the novel I came across an initiative called Demen...


  10. says:

    Arms Wide Open is a poignant and surprisingly sweet story of a family in a cyclone of turmoil , searching for meaning and connection in a world of confusion I received a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review, so thank you to Corsair Books Jack and Meredith are twins who have reached middle age and find themselves flailing Their mother is in a stage of advanced dementia and their father died before they were born, so that when Meredith s son offers to take a picture of Jack wit Arms Wide Open is a poignant and surprisingly sweet story of a family in a cyclone of turmoil , searching for meaning and connection in a world of confusion I received a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review, so thank you to Corsair Books Jack and Meredith are twins who have reached middle age and find themselves flailing Their mother is in a stage of advanced dementia and their father died before they were born, so that when Meredith s son offers to take a picture of Jack with Grandpa , he is offering to photograph a grave In the mean time, Jack finds himself...

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