Léo and Remi are best of friends, but when they enter high school one of them, fearing they were being tagged as gay, draws back out of fear–with sad consequences.
Remi & Leo are as close as can be until a girl at school asks if they are “a couple,” which leads to a parting of ways with sad consequences.
An Irish friend tired of his friend threatens to cut off a finger each time he tries to talk with him but the rejected man tries anyway, with dire results.
The story of the friendship between the Navy’s 1st Black pilot & a white flyer during the Korean War.
I became interested in reading this book while reviewing the documentary film The Book Keepers. The book is a memoir of an unusual friendship between a white Southern woman, Carol Wall, and Giles Owita, a Kenyan holding several jobs, including gardener. Ms. Wall, a writer for 20 years for Southern Living magazine had struggled …
The friendship of Hannah Goslar & Anne Frank is depicted, from their days together in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation to the prison camp.
When Vivo’s owner & singing partner Andres dies in Havana, he teams up with Gabi, a grandniece, to deliver a love song to the man’s long-separated lover in Miami.
Chinese American Ellie is an outsider at high school who writes love letters & texts for shy Paul who is in love with Astrid. Ellie also is attracted to Astrid. The tale ends in friendship & new purpose for each of the 3.
Three stories set in Africa are entertwined–a 6-year-old Cameroon refugee boy flees from poachers who have killed his mother; a border guard struggles with his conscience when a colleague causes the death of a refugee; an animal rights advocate struggles with his temper and his druggie daughter.
A Miami cop coaxes his buddy out of retirement when he is almost killed by the son of a Mexican drug lord seeking vengeance for his deceased father.