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Oliver s Story
Author: Erich Segal

Publisher: Avon Books
ISBN: 9780380018444
Pages: 336
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In this stunning sequel to the bestselling romance novel, Love Story, Erich Segal makes his readers fall in love again. The story kicks off two years after Oliver Barrett IV loses his wife, the only woman he’s ever loved, to leukemia. Oliver genuinely believes that his heart will never open to another woman again, and he’s unable to entertain the idea of letting go of Jenny.

Enter Marcie Bonwit - young, ravishing, and successful. Soon, Oliver finds himself being pulled by her magnetic charm and falls in love again, and Marcie reciprocates his feelings.

As the clouds of grief and loneliness subside, the future doesn’t look so bleak anymore. Before they know it, they begin to spend quite a lot of time together, and their relationship starts to grow. However, problems arise between the happy couple, and the rosy tint of new love begins to fade. Oliver’s inability to let go of his past (Jenny) creates a rift between him and Marcie.

Oliver’s Story was first published in the year 1977, and made it to The New York Times bestsellers list, just like its prequel, Love Story. Though not as famous as the first book, it garnered positive reviews from critics and readers alike. A movie adaptation of the book was released in the year 1978. The movie was directed by John Korty.