The Beach House

The Beach House

Large Print - 2008
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The perfect title for the perfect beach read from the New York Times bestselling Author Jane Green is one of the preeminent authors of women's fiction today, and with each new novel, her audience grows. Green's avid and loyal fans follow her because she writes about the true-to-life dilemmas of women-and The Beach House will not disappoint.
Known in Nantucket as the crazy woman who lives in the rambling house atop the bluff, Nan doesn't care what people think. At sixty-five-years old, her husband died twenty years ago, her beauty has faded, and her family has flown. If her neighbors are away, why shouldn't she skinny dip in their swimming pools and help herself to their flowers? But when she discovers the money she thought would last forever is dwindling and she could lose her beloved house, Nan knows she has to make drastic changes.
So Nan takes out an ad: Rooms to rent for the summer in a beautiful old Nantucket home with water views and direct access to the beach. Slowly, people start moving into the house, filling it with noise, with laughter, and with tears. As the house comes alive again, Nan finds her family expanding. Her son comes home for the summer, and then an unexpected visitor turns all their lives upside-down.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Wheeler ; Bath, England : Windsor : Paragon, 2008.
Edition: Unabridged large print edition.
ISBN: 9781597227735
1597227730
9781594133428
Branch Call Number: GRE
Characteristics: 521 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

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22950006105266
Jul 18, 2016

Great book, loved it.

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Gayle100
Jan 20, 2016

Good beach read . . . I liked it!

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CLScheidies
Jul 22, 2014

This was a pleasant read. I wasn't really surprised in the end but it turned out to be happy. I pretty much love all of Jane Green's books.

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greenacres
Nov 09, 2011

If you like happy endings, this one's for you.

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jquickmsw
Jul 04, 2011

An okay read, nothing truly memorable, but pleasant enough, especially the first half. What I fail to understand is why reviewers so often try to summarize plot. A summary is already available (and usually more complete) in the book catalog description. What other readers want is candid evaluation, not summary!

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amzster
Jun 04, 2010

Great summer read!

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moemoecrew
Nov 02, 2008

Great vacation book

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