Barefoot: A Novel (Paperback)

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    Elin Hilderbrand lives on Nantucket with her husband and their three young children. She grew up in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, and traveled extensively before settling on Nantucket, which has been the setting for her five previous novels. Hilderbrand is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the graduate fiction workshop at the University of Iowa.
    "Three women arrive at the local airport, observed by Josh, a Nantucket native home from college for the summer. Burdened 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 passionateaffair 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 lung cancer. Soon Josh is part of the chaotic household, acting as babysitter, confidant, and, eventually, lover"--Publisher's web site.


    ISBN 9780316018593
    Genre FICTION / Contemporary Women
    Format Paperback
    Pages 406
    Publisher Date 2008-06-09 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Back Bay Books
    Copyright Year 2008
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 0.84 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Novel
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Hilderbrand, Elin
    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x1.0
    Country of Origin United States

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