28 Summers

28 Summers

A Novel

Book - 2020 | First edition
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When Mallory Blessing's son, Link, receives deathbed instructions from his mother to call a number on a slip of paper in her desk drawer, he's not sure what to expect. But he certainly does not expect Jake McCloud to answer. It's the late spring of 2020 and Jake's wife, Ursula DeGournsey, is the frontrunner in the upcoming Presidential election. There must be a mistake, Link thinks. How do Mallory and Jake know each other? Flash back to the sweet summer of 1993: Mallory has just inherited a beachfront cottage on Nantucket from her aunt, and she agrees to host her brother's bachelor party. Cooper's friend from college, Jake McCloud, attends, and Jake and Mallory form a bond that will persevere -- through marriage, children, and Ursula's stratospheric political rise -- until Mallory learns she's dying. Based on the classic film Same Time Next Year (which Mallory and Jake watch every summer), 28 Summers explores the agony and romance of a one-weekend-per-year affair and the dramatic ways this relationship complicates and enriches their lives, and the lives of the people they love
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, [2020]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316420044
0316420042
Branch Call Number: Fiction HILDERBRAND,E
Characteristics: 422 pages ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Twenty-eight summers

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novaavance
Jul 22, 2020

I disagree with the other comments. I thought this book was fabulous, from start to finish.

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happy_0
Jul 17, 2020

This book was a huge disappointment.
Normally, this is a favorite author and
I looked forward to reading this newest
book of hers. I think it fell flat. Don't
waste your time.

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kcarew26
Jul 09, 2020

Depressing. Could see the ending right away.

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ctedwardsreads
Jun 29, 2020

Well written BUT SO SAD from page one all the way through. You know she is going to die a miserable death and you know most of the people who love her don't love her enough!

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slgentile3
Jun 19, 2020

I would like this book in large type

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nettienurse29
May 28, 2020

If available, I prefer large print on all my holds. Thank you!

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