The Wedding, written by Nicholas Sparks, tells the endearing tale of a couple, who after many years of marriage have grown apart, but must rekindle their love in time for their daughter?s wedding.
Summary Of The Book
Sparks?s The Wedding is the follow up to The Notebook, which featured Allie and Noah Calhoun?s bittersweet romance.
Wilson Lewis, the Calhoun?s son-in-law, is the protagonist of The Wedding. Wilson is a successful estate attorney by trade. He has dedicated his life to providing for his wife and children. Although he is fantastic at negotiating contracts, he is not that great at expressing his emotions. As the date of his daughter?s wedding nears, Wilson suddenly realizes that over the years, he and his wife, Jane, have drifted apart. As a result of this, his thirty-year marriage has soured, and the romance has disappeared. How will Wilson reconquer his wife?s heart? Will he be able to do so in time?
Even though Wilson is unsure about his wife?s feelings for him, he is aware that his love for Jane has only intensified and deepened with time. His in-laws? romance inspires and guides him to make changes in his married life. Noah, Wilson?s father-in-law, teaches him how to become the husband that Jane deserves.
With the date of their 30th wedding anniversary and daughter?s wedding fast approaching, Wilson busies himself with the wedding preparations. Jane is surprised by Wilson?s sudden involvement in domestic matters, which she believes is quite unlike him. With hope in hand, Wilson is determined to show Jane that he is a changed man.
The Wedding was published in 2003.
About Nicholas Sparks
Nicholas Sparks is a bestselling author and screenwriter from Omaha, Nebraska.
Some of the books written by him are The Notebook, A Walk To Remember, The Last Song, Safe Haven, and Message In A Bottle.
Sparks graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Business Finance. The huge success of his first novel, The Notebook, motivated Sparks to write seventeen other novels in the romance genre. Many of his novels were adapted into films and television shows. Sparks and his wife Cathy are philanthropists. They have funded numerous scholarships, donated large sums of money to charity, and even started a private school. Sparks and his wife reside in New Bern, North Carolina, with their children.