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I was there the night he died

by Ray Robertson

  • 108 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Widowers,
  • Teenage girls,
  • Marijuana abuse,
  • Loneliness,
  • Friendship,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Sam Samson, meet Samantha. Sam"s a novelist: his dad has Alzheimer"s, his mother died of stroke, his wife was killed seventeen months ago in a car crash. Samantha, eighteen, is a cutter. She lives across the street from Sam"s parents" house. Marijuana and loneliness spark an unlikely friendship, which Sam finds hard to navigate, especially as his dad"s condition worsens and the money for his care suddenly vanishes. Yet somehow, between a record player and a park bench, through late-night conversations about the deaths of Sam"s musical heroes, and ultimately through each other, Sam and Samantha learn to endure the things they fear most.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRay Robertson
    ContributionsWells, Daniel, editor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.R5319 I29 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 pages ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26456335M
    ISBN 101927428696, 192742870X
    ISBN 109781927428696, 9781927428702
    LC Control Number2014407718
    OCLC/WorldCa858603293

    I was there the night he died, written by Ray Robertson. (pbk.), Toronto Public Library.   "I saw her in his room on the first night, and then again the night he died. I was there from 7 pm to 7 am for about three weeks, and during that time, she didn't come in and eat with her husband."Occupation: News Writer.

      Show: There really isn't a specific inciting incident to Jon's death on the show. Resentment had been building up within the ranks of the Night's Watch all season, coming to a head when Jon led.   Starting from the night Ruth asked Boaz to marry her (,11), Boaz explained to Ruth that he could not accept her marriage proposal unless a closer ‘Kinsman — Redeemer’ first declined to redeem her (–18). The next day Boaz went to the city g.

    Chapter 9 "I had to stay at Buchenwald " Summary: Eliezer remains at Buchenwald until April He has nothing to say of these last months in the concentration camps because after his father's death, he became indifferent and emotionless, concerned only with eating.   It’s been 20 years since the death of River Phoenix at age In Last Night at the Viper Room, out today, Rolling Stone contributor Gavin Edwards tells the story of the actor-musician’s brief.


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“And that might have been [a warning], because Leo never ever got into drugs.”.