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Clara"s heart

Joseph Olshan

Clara"s heart

by Joseph Olshan

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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York , Arbor House, 1985.

StatementJoseph Olshan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3565.L82/
The Physical Object
Pagination(320)p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17383586M
ISBN 100224023594

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Clara's Heart is notable precisely because of the risks Joseph Olshan has taken that do succeed, not the least of which is its sensitive and often Claras heart book treatment of the unique love between a precocious American boy and a wise if tormented Jamaican woman."-"The New York Times Book Review"/5(15).

Finally. Joe Olshan's wonderful novel of years ago is just out in a beautiful new trade paperback. AND in e-book for the first time. Don't miss this important voice in American fiction.

Clara's Heart is a gem that holds up to several re-readings. A poignant, funny, sweet, and wonderful novel/5(15). A unique bond forms between a twelve-year-old and a Jamaican housekeeper in this moving novel that is “a work of art” (Los Angeles Times).The basis for the beloved film starring Whoopi Goldberg, this prize-winning novel by the author of Nightswimmer and Cloudland charts the profound, rare friendship between a wise woman named Clara and David, a twelve-year-old boy adrift in the Brand: Delphinium Books, Incorporated.

It is so difficult to create a really original character in the movies that you assume you’ll find it accomplished in a good film. Keeping this hope in mind, I kept waiting for “Clara’s Heart” to turn itself around, to stop being an insufferably overwrought melodrama and start applying intelligence to the situation of its title character.

David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening his eyes and heart to new experiences, and.

I enjoyed reading Clara's Heart after seeing the movie first. As usual, new insights are available, especially into character. What I liked about the book was the way Clara developed into truly the only person David could count on for a long time following the family crisis.

To be emotionally abandonded is a horrible thing/5. Clara's Heart, the prize-winning, international bestselling novel, charts the tender and intense relationship between a Jamaican housekeeper and a boy whose well-being is entrusted to book won the London Times/Jonathan Cape Young Writers' Competition and was made into the much loved feature film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Neil Patrick Harris.

Clara's Heart Photos View All Photos (2) Movie Info. In this sentimental coming-of-age drama, directed by Richard Mulligan (To Kill a Mockingbird) and written by Mark Medoff (Children of a Lesser 38%. Clara's Heart by Joseph Olshan About the Book Clara's Heart, the prize-winning, international bestselling novel, charts the tender and intense relationship between a Jamaican housekeeper and a boy whose well-being is entrusted to her.

The book won the London Times. An impressive novel Clara’s Heart is notable precisely because of the risks Joseph Olshan has taken that do succeed, not the least of which is its sensitive and often comical treatment of the unique love between a precocious American boy and a wise if tormented Jamaican woman.

― The New York Times Book Review. Clara's Heart () Official Trailer - Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Ontkean Movie HD David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Synopsis: When David’s mother brought Clara Mayfield from Jamaica to live in their affluent household, David told the exotic intruder to go back to where she came the indomitable Clara would take no nonsense, and soon began to capture David’s affections.

The synopsis is a tad brief and doesn’t really cover a great deal of what the book holds for the reader. An impressive novel Clara's Heart is notable precisely because of the risks Joseph Olshan has taken that do succeed, not the least of which is its sensitive and often comical treatment of the unique love between a precocious American boy and a wise, if tormented, Jamaican woman.

NYT Book Review. It's : Joseph Olshan. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors.

Get this from a library. Clara's heart: a novel. [Joseph Olshan] -- The profound, rare friendship between a wise Jamaican woman named Clara and David, a twelve-year-old boy adrift in the wake of his parents broken marriage.

As the two grow closer, she brings him into. Ripped from the arms of the man she loves, Clara returns to her family, and her fiancé. Can she live without Travis. Can she put aside the once in a lifetime love they shared and marry another.

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Olshan’s first novel, Clara’s Heart won the Times/Jonathan Cape Young Writers’ Competition and went on to be made into a feature film starring Whoopi Goldberg. It was just released in paperback. Olshan’s other novels include The Conversion, Nightswimmer and Vanitas, as well as The Waterline, A Warmer Season, The Sound of Heaven and.