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Book Information: Days of Summer, the

Days of Summer, the (2006) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

In 1957, the Banning family leads a life of privilege, wealth, and domestic unhappiness. At the head of the California dynasty is oil magnate Victor Banning, a man of great power and even greater obsessions who is determined to teach his son and grandsons to be predators in his dog-eat-dog world.

Jimmy Peyton is a rising star in the music business, a young man with a bright future and no connection to the Bannings, until the fateful night their cars collide on a Los Angeles street, forever changing the lives and future of two innocent families.

Laurel Peyton, Jimmy's daughter, has lived her entire life in the shadow of grief. Though her mother, Kathryn, struggled to keep her daughter safe and secluded after the terrible accident that ruined their family, she cannot guard against the one danger she never expected: love.

In 1970, Victor's grandsons, Jud and Cale, meet the beautiful and spirited Laurel, and these two families cross paths once again, this time on a passionate course that pits brother against brother and mother against daughter, a clash of wills that gradually draws them all closer to the truth of their tragic connections.

Original title: The Days of Summer
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionRich & Famous

Edition #1: Days of Summer, the

Days of Summer, the (2006)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "Barnett's Days of Summer is a splendid novel, the kind you'll want to read more than once." Catherine Coulter
  • "An intense and compelling exploration of the darkest places in the human heart, Jill Barnett's The Days of Summer is a powerful novel about destiny, choices, family ties, and the way they're all connected in our lives. Fast paced and provocative, it's a story you won't be able to put down...one you'll want to talk about long after you've finished the last pages." Kristin Hannah
  • "Jill Barnett takes readers on a lushly written, deeply emotional journey into the darker recesses of the human heart. Spanning three generations in the lives of two memorable families, The Days of Summer shows the impact one generation's choices has on the next." Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • "Tragedy, vengeance, love and obsession are the forces at work in this captivating page-turner of a novel. The Days of Summer is full of fascinating, unforgettable characters and unruly passions that readers will be talking about long after they finish the book." Megan Chance
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Manifested in:

Days of Summer, the (June 2006)

Format: Hardcover

ISBN: 0671035355
Dimensions: 9 x 6 x
Pages: 368

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