Barefoot

Barefoot

Book - 2007
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"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 passionate affair 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 description.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2007.
ISBN: 9780316018586
0316018589
9780316051958
9780316018593
Call Number: HILDERBRAND
Characteristics: 406, 8 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Nantucket Island (Mass.) -- Fiction.
Summer -- Fiction.
Vacations -- Fiction.
Escape (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Marriage -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Female friendship -- Fiction.

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MSM13
Aug 11, 2011

I am having a heck of a time getting through this one. I loved Silver Girl, The Love Season, and the Castaways but I don't know if I'll finish this one.I'm one who reads a book in two - three days average.

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varaidzo89
May 20, 2011

i fell in love with this book, the story kept me glued to the pages. it looks at many relationships sisters friends children marriage. i really felt sorry for the mom with cancer but overall this is a lovely read

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mpot
Jan 31, 2011

Really good-relationships between girlfriends and sisters.

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varaidzo89
May 20, 2011

varaidzo89 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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