Back Bay Books
On Sale: June 9, 2008
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Women's Fiction Contemporary
Three women arrive at the local airport, observed by Josh, a
Nantucket native home from college for the summer.
with small children, unwieldy straw hats, and some obvious
emotional issues, the women-- two sisters and one
friend--make their way to the sisters' tiny cottage,
inherited from an aunt.
They're all trying to escape from
something: Melanie, after seven failed in-vitro attempts,
learned her husband was having an affair, and then
discovered she's pregnant; Brenda embarked on a passionate
affair with an older student that got her fired from her
prestigious job as a professor in New York; and her sister
Vicki, mother to two small boys, has been diagnosed with
Soon Josh is part of the chaotic household,
acting as babysitter, confidant, and, eventually, lover.
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(Ivka Vuletic 10:11pm July 12, 2008)
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