The beach house: a novel
The beach house is a peaceful haven, a place to escape everyday problems. Here, three families find their feelings intensified and their lives transformed each summer.
When thirty-year-old Julia, mourning the death of her husband, decides to sell the Santa Cruz beach house they owned together, she sets in motion a final summer that will change the lives of all the families who rent it year after year. Teenaged Chris discovers the bittersweet joy of first love. Maggie and Joe, married sixty-five years, courageously face a separation that even their devotion cannot prevent. The married woman Peter yearns for suddenly comes within his reach. And Julia ultimately finds the strength to rebuild her life--something she once thought impossible.
With equal measures of heartbreak and happiness, bestselling author Georgia Bockoven's unforgettable novel tells of the beauty of life and the power of love, and speaks to every woman who has ever clung to a child or loved a man.
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|Grouping Title||beach house|
|Grouping Author||bockoven georgia|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-08-14 20:02:01PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-08-22 04:17:49AM|
|auth_author2||Jacob, Joell A.,|
Jacob, Joell A.,narrator.
|detailed_location_louisville||Louisville Large Print Fiction|
|display_description||When 30-year-old Julia, mourning the death of her husband, decides to sell the beach house they owned, she sets in motion a summer that will change the lives of all the families who rent it each year. Teenaged Chris discovers the bittersweet joy of first love. Maggie and Joe, married 65 years, face a separation that even their devotion cannot prevent. The married woman Peter yearns for suddenly comes within his reach. And Julia ultimately finds the strength to rebuild her life.|
|local_callnumber_louisville||LARGE PRINT FIC BOC|
|owning_library_louisville||Louisville Public Library|
|owning_location_louisville||Louisville Public Library|
|series||Beach house novels|
|series_with_volume||Beach house novels|1|
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The beach house : a novel [electronic resource] / Georgia Bockoven
The beach house [large print] / Georgia Bockhoven
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