Download PDF by Bob Greene: And You Know You Should Be Glad: A True Story of Lifelong

By Bob Greene

ISBN-10: 0060881933

ISBN-13: 9780060881931

A hugely own and relocating actual tale of reminiscence and friendship from the hot York instances bestselling writer of responsibility and Be real in your university becoming up in Bexley, Ohio, inhabitants 13,000, Bob Greene and his 4 top friends--Allen, Chuck, Dan, and Jack--were inseparable. Of the 4, Jack was once Bobs best possible good friend, a bond solid from the instant they met at the first day of kindergarten. They grew up jointly, bought in hassle jointly, discovered approximately lifestyles together--and have been finally separated by way of time and distance, as all adults are. yet over the years Bob and Jack stayed shut, maintaining directly to the friendship that had shaped years ahead of. Then, the fateful name got here: Jack used to be death. And during this hour of want, because the closest of neighbors will do, Bob, Allen, Chuck, and Dan set aside the calls for in their personal lives, got here jointly, and observed Jack via to the top of his journey.Tremendously relocating, humorous, heart-stirring, and sincere, and also you recognize you have to be comfortable is an uplifting exploration of the ability of friendship to uphold us, maintain us, and eventually set us unfastened.

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And that nod of the head, just one nod downward. The little smile, mouth closed. I’d only been seeing it for fifty years and more. He was at his doorway—the house he and Janice had built on Bexley Park Road at the end of the 1990s, the house, they told themselves, where they were going to spend the rest of their lives. We just looked at each other. The cab had pulled away. And An dY Yo ou K Know now You Yo u S Sh h ou oulld Be Glad G lad 31 I looked him in the eyes and he did that nod again. Summing up everything.

It’s fun,” I replied, or something equally inspired, which, while not satisfying him, served to hasten the end of the conversation, which would not have been the case had I said what I felt like saying to him, which was: Would you rather I be playing poker and gambling? Jack was doing neither on those Saturdays.

He had a glass of vodka in front of him, as was usual at the dinner hour; his smile grew wider as he looked around the table at all of us, although I couldn’t be certain if it was a smile of contentment to be with friends or merely the cocktail beginning to do its work. Jack had on three layers of clothing—a dark undershirt, a dress shirt and a zip-up sweater. The treatments he was enduring had made him susceptible to temperature changes, he told me; his thermostat, as he referred to it, was all fouled up, and he was cold a lot.

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