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The Girls of August (Hardcover)

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    Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. T......more

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Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls of August. But when one of the Girls dies tragically, the group slowly drifts apart and their vacations together are brought to a halt. Years later, a new marriage reunites them and they decide to come together once again on a remote barrier island off the South Carolina coast. There, far from civilization, the women make startling discoveries that will change them in ways they never expected.

THE GIRLS OF AUGUST is Anne Rivers Siddons's 19th novel. Her previous bestselling novels include Burnt Mountain, Off Season, Sweetwater Creek, Islands, Nora Nora, Low Country, Up Island, Fault Lines, Downtown, Hill Towns, Colony, Outer Banks, King's Oak, Peachtree Road, Homeplace, Fox's Earth, The House Next Door, and Heartbreak Hotel. She is also the author of a work of nonfiction, John Chancellor Makes Me Cry. She and her husband, Heyward, split their time between their home in Charleston, SC and Brooklin, ME. For more information, visit www.anneriverssiddons.net.


Author:
Siddons, Anne Rivers
Genre:
FICTION / Contemporary Women
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
223
Language:
English
Publisher:
Grand Central Pub
Publish Date:
07/08/2014
Copyright Year:
2014
ISBN:
9780446527958
Height:
9.25 in
Wdth:
6.25 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
1.1 lb
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WHY ARE THERE 2 OF THESE HARDBOOK COPIES LISTED? THEY HAVE DIFFERENT NUMBER OF PAGES. paintbynumber on May 31, 2014
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Hello paintbynumber! That is an awesome question! The Girls of August (Hardcover) Item #: 14948631 is the same item, except it is in large print. Thanks for shopping with us! -Amanda P overstockcustomercare2 on Jun 6, 2014
 
 

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