The island: a novel

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FromNew York Timesbestseller Elin Hilderbrand, a new novel set on Tuckernuck, a tiny island off the coast of Nantucket. Four women-a mother, her sister, two grown daughters-head to Tuckernuck for a retreat, hoping to escape their troubles. Intead, they find only drama, secrets, and life-changing revelations. Praise for A Summer Affair: "Hilderbrand's seventh is voyeuristic fun."- People "A star-crossed love affair; a former rock star; a high-stakes benefit gala; plenty of steam."- Redbook ("7 Great Summer Reads" - June 2008) "Claire's a great character."- Entertainment Weekly "This story of one woman's midlife crisis is an emotional and heartfelt journey. It's a captivating tale of heartache, happiness, confusion and love."- Romantic Times BOOKclub magazine "A gem of a summer read with a glamorous location, elite lifestyle, and Hilderbrand's appealing take on the constant stress that fills the lives of women everywhere."- Booklist " Claire's walk on the dark side is pure voyeuristic fun...A perfect summer cocktail of sex, sun and scandal." - Kirkus Reviews "Characters are as complex and fragile as glassblowing artist Claire's creations in Hilderbrand's latest Nantucket tale....this mom-lit novel stand(s) out from the pack."- Library Journal
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Full title island
Author hilderbrand elin
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display_description It's the perfect summer getaway-- but some secrets are hard to escape... When her elder daughter abruptly cancels her engagement, and her lavish wedding, Birdie takes both daughters and her cousin to Tuckernuck Island. There dramatic truths are uncovered, old loves are rekindled, and new loves make themselves known.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Cousins -- Fiction, Female friendship -- Fiction, Nantucket Island (Mass.) -- Fiction, Vacations -- Fiction, Women -- Massachusetts -- Nantucket -- Fiction
title_display The island : a novel
title_full The Island, The Island A Novel, The island : a novel / Elin Hilderbrand, The island [sound recording] / Elin Hilderbrand, The island [sound recording] : a novel / Elin Hilderbrand
title_short The island :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Cousins, Female friendship, Fiction, Literature, Vacations, Women