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Summer People A Novel (P.S.) by Brian Groh

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9521459M
ISBN 10006120997X
ISBN 109780061209970
OCLC/WorldCa156818234

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  About the Author Elin Hilderbrand is the author of The Island, Nantucket Nights, Summer People and The Blue Bistro, among others. She grew up in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was a teaching/writing fellow/5(). Summer People: A Novel Hardcover – by Elin Hilderbrand (Author)/5().   A tremendously appealing and mordantly funny novel about friendship, compassion, and social privilege, Summer People tells the story of Nathan Empson, a young college dropout and aspiring graphic novelist who has just accepted the most unusual job of his life/5(50). Summer People: A Novel Kindle Edition by Elin Hilderbrand (Author)/5().

Summer People is about a threesome, Willie, a sculptor and carpenter, Dinah, a composer, and Susan, a fabric designer. They live as a family on Cape Code. for ten years, they have lived together in two houses on a pond, seen Susan and Willie's children through I have been reading Marge Piercy's books since I was in college/5. 'The Summer People' is a rather creepy and mysterious short story by author Shirley Jackson. A New York City couple encounter sinister resistance when they decide to stay at their summer cottage past Labor Day/5. Summer People or How Nudists his wry humor and remarkable storytelling ability have been collected in this extraordinarily funny book. It is a compilation of true tales about his early years growing up in a county inn run by his parents and the zany guests they served. Summer People is a fictitious tale of the Newton Family. The Newton Family owns a Nantucket beach home where they soak up sunshine, do cookouts and light bonfires for three months almost every other year. However, the book is not about the usual Newton summer.

  Anyone who has ever lived in a north woods tourist area knows about summer people. This book is set in the area just south of Traverse City, MI: the Glen Lake and Sleeping Bear National Sand Dunes area. The area is referred to as the gold coast of MI due to monied status of most of the summer residents/5.   Summer People is a testament to the power of cover art. The book can only be described as incredibly awkward, filled with annoying characters and undeveloped story lines. The book can only be described as incredibly awkward, filled with annoying characters and undeveloped story lines/5. AVAILABLE AT KINDLE, AMAZON, AND AT INDIE BOOK STORES. It is late June in Michigan's gold coast resort area. The summer residents are settling in for the season and the tourists are beginning to flood the highways and beaches. But the idyllic vision of a summer at the shore is suddenly shattered by a gangland-style shooting/5(). 'The Summer People' is a rather creepy and mysterious short story by author Shirley Jackson. A New York City couple encounter sinister resistance when they decide to stay at their summer cottage.