The family beach house / Holly Chamberlin.
By: Chamberlin, Holly.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Kensington Books, c2010Description: 325 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780758235060 (pbk.); 0758235062 (pbk.); 1617732486 (paperback); 9781617732485 (paperback).Subject(s): Families -- Fiction | Vacation homes -- Maine -- Fiction | Widows -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 Subject: In a picturesque shore town in Maine, the members of a family in flux explore their ties to a beautiful beach house--and to each other.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
In this poignant, evocative novel, bestselling author Holly Chamberlin sweeps you into the picturesque town of Ogunquit, Maine, where a family in flux explores their ties to a beautiful beach house, and to each other. Some houses have a personality of their own. Larchmere is that kind of place--a splendid, sprawling home with breathtaking views that open to briny Atlantic air and seabirds' calls. It's the place where Tilda McQueen O'Connell grew up and now vacations each year, and where she and her three siblings--Adam, Hannah, and Craig--have gathered to commemorate the tenth anniversary of their mother's passing. But instead of the bittersweet but relaxing reunion Tilda expected, she finds chaos. Her father's plan to marry a younger woman has thrown the fate of the beach house into uncertainty. For Tilda, the stakes seem the highest. Alone and vulnerable two years after her husband's death, she sees Larchmere as not just a cherished part of her history, but her eventual refuge from the world. Faced with losing that legacy, Tilda must embrace an unknown future. And all the McQueens must reconcile their shared, sometimes painful past--and learn how to love one another even when it means forging a life apart. . .
Includes reading group guide.
In a picturesque shore town in Maine, the members of a family in flux explore their ties to a beautiful beach house--and to each other.
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