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The girls of August /

by Siddons, Anne Rivers [author.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2014Edition: First edition.Description: 223 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780446527958 (hardcover); 0446527955 (hardcover).Subject(s): Female friendship -- Fiction | Women -- Psychology -- Fiction | Beaches -- South Carolina -- Fiction | Vacation homes -- South Carolina -- Fiction | Vacation rentals -- South Carolina -- Fiction | South Carolina -- Fiction | Domestic fictionSummary: "Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls of August. But when one of the Girls dies tragically, the group slowly drifts apart and their vacations together are brought to a halt. Years later, a new marriage reunites them and they decide to come together once again on a remote barrier island off the South Carolina coast. There, far from civilization, the women make startling discoveries that will change them in ways they never expected" -- from publisher's web site.
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"Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls of August. But when one of the Girls dies tragically, the group slowly drifts apart and their vacations together are brought to a halt. Years later, a new marriage reunites them and they decide to come together once again on a remote barrier island off the South Carolina coast. There, far from civilization, the women make startling discoveries that will change them in ways they never expected" -- from publisher's web site.

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