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That Summer

Appleton, Janet

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ISBN 10: 0670820261 / ISBN 13: 9780670820269
Published by Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1989
Condition: Very Good- Hardcover
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press. 1989. F First Edition, First Printing. H Hardcover. Very Good-. Signed by author "Thanks for the opportunity." Volume has reading wear, rubbed cloth at head and foot of spine, abrasion to foot, in a jacket that is slightly faded at spine. Still a decent reading copy. Seattle area author. Signed: I Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 0386253

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Title: That Summer

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: H Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: J Very Good-

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: F First Edition, First Printing.

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In the summer before she starts at Wellesley, Annie Merrill meets Georgia Mitchell, a free spirit whose outward gaiety conceals painful memories

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Flashes of humor and one memorable character distinguish this otherwise trite coming-of-age tale. About to enter Wellesley in 1957, Ann Merrill, the 18-year-old narrator, leaves home to work in a Boston bookshop and live in a Hollywood-concept Beacon Hill boarding house run by Malcolm Balch, a kindly gay stereotype. Ann meets Georgia Mitchell, an endearing depressive with sneakers as big as loaves of French bread and problems that turn out to be more interesting than Ann's affair with co-worker Oscar Benson, a hokey sexual initiation untinged by fear of pregnancyjust as a night of heavy drinking with Georgia produces only the mildest of hangovers. Appleton is conscientiously nonsexist, her dramatic hooks work and her scenes build, but the compelling story at the heart of her novelGeorgia's disturbing resolution of her powerful conflictsis partly obscured by the main character's unreal, charmed life and her stale sexual and social awakenings.
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