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Book Information: Summer in the Country, a

Summer in the Country, a (2002) [Novel]
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Brigid Foster has inherited Foxhole from her father, and has created two guest cottages, which she rents during the holidays to tourists. Brigid's delight at welcoming Louise Parry, one of her regular summer visitors, is tempered by the irritating presence of Brigid's monumentally judgmental mother, Frummie. Having abandoned Foxhole (and Brigid) forty years earlier, Frummie makes no secret of her disdain for the glorious natural splendor of her surroundings, nor of her preference for Brigid's flighty but fabulous half-sister, Jemima. Jemima, meanwhile, has problems of her own.

When a stranger begins lurking in the isolated byways of the lonely countryside, Brigid turns to her oddly elusive father-in-law for comfort and protection. But both Brigid and Louise Parry are hiding certain essential facts, and each woman's fragile sense of haven and security is threatened by disclosure.

Original title: A Summer in the Country
Alternative titles: Forgotten Laughter
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionWomen's Fiction

Edition #1: Summer in the Country, a

Summer in the Country, a (2002)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Readers will enjoy the heartwarming ending, vibrant characters, and excellent depiction of the English countryside." Booklist
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Summer in the Country, a (June 14, 2004)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780312997151
Dimensions: 4.24 x 6.7 x 1.16 in
Pages: 432

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