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Women's Fiction | Contemporary
From the New York Times bestselling author of
Moon Shell Beach a moving new novel about an
unexpectedly magical summer for three generations of women
At thirty, Charlotte Wheelwright remains the
dreamer she s always been. But when she begins an organic
garden on a portion of her grandmother s land, Charlotte
learns to plant her feet in solid ground and begins to build
a new life.
More often than not, ninety-year-old
Nona Wheelwright contentedly spends her time reminiscing
about days gone by. But with her family s annual reunion and
financial meeting looming, Nona must give up her days of
quiet solitude to soothe her easily riled up
For decades Charlotte s mother, Helen, who
married into the illustrious Wheelwright family, has been
pressured to adhere to their way of life. But when, during
the course of the family s annual summer retreat, she
discovers her husband s betrayal, Helen wonders if she
sacrificed her dreams for the wrong reasons.
Artfully written and set on the glorious island of
Nantucket, Nancy Thayer s Summer House is a vibrant
and stirring novel about family, love, and daily choices
that affect entire lives.
5 comments posted.
Re: Summer House
This sounds like a wonderful book! Will put it on my TBR list. Best Wishes!
(JoAnn White 10:39am July 22, 2009)
After reading the excerpt, I know I'll definitely read this book. I'd love to win a signed copy.
(Lorraine Larose 4:23pm July 22, 2009)
I THINK IT THE KIND OF STORY I'M LOOKING FOR.
(Ann w 5:02pm July 22, 2009)
Sounds like a great read. Multi-
generational stories offer such rich
(Patricia Barraclough 10:16pm July 22, 2009)
I'm guessing the gardens are a therapy for this family that will unite them
(Diane Sadler 7:59pm July 23, 2009)
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