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100 1 _aPage, Libby,
_eauthor.
_9692743
245 1 4 _aThe lido /
_cLibby Page.
264 1 _aLondon, England :
_bOrion,
_c2018.
264 4 _c©2018
300 _a376 pages ;
_c23 cm
336 _atext
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337 _aunmediated
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_2rdamedia
338 _avolume
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520 _aKate is a twenty-six-year-old riddled with anxiety and panic attacks who works for a local paper in Brixton, London, covering forgettable small stories. When she's assigned to write about the closing of the local lido (an outdoor pool and recreation center), she meets Rosemary, an eighty-six-year-old widow who has swum at the lido daily since it opened its doors when she was a child. It was here Rosemary fell in love with her husband, George; here that she's found communion during her marriage and since George's death. The lido has been a cornerstone in nearly every part of Rosemary's life. But when a local developer attempts to buy the lido for a posh new apartment complex, Rosemary's fond memories and sense of community are under threat. As Kate dives deeper into the lido's history--with the help of a charming photographer--she pieces together a portrait of the pool, and a portrait of a singular woman, Rosemary. What begins as a simple local interest story for Kate soon blossoms into a beautiful friendship that provides sustenance to both women as they galvanize the community to fight the lido's closure. Meanwhile, Rosemary slowly, finally, begins to open up to Kate, transforming them both in ways they never knew possible.
650 0 _aSwimming pools
_vFiction.
_9686965
650 0 _aFemale friendship
_vFiction.
_9623437
650 0 _aOlder women
_vFiction.
_9625070
650 0 _aWomen journalists
_vFiction.
_9626579
650 0 _aReal estate development
_vFiction.
_9625709
650 0 _aReporters and reporting
_vFiction.
_9625768
651 0 _aBrixton (London, England)
_vFiction.
_9692744
655 7 _aDomestic fiction.
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