Barefoot

Barefoot

A Novel

Book - 2008
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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's web site.
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 2008
ISBN: 9780316018586
0316018589
9780316018593
9780316371551
0316371556
Branch Call Number: F Hilderbrand
Characteristics: 406 pages, 7 pages, 10 pages ;,21 cm

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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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May 20, 2011

varaidzo89 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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