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The Silver Boat

Rice, Luanne (Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
The Silver Boat
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Three far-flung sisters come home to Martha's Vineyard one last time. Their mother's beach house is the only place any of them ever found true happiness and they need to begin the difficult process of letting go. Memories of their grandmother, mother, and their Irish father, who sailed away the year Dar turned twelve, rise up and expose the fine cracks in their family myth--especially when a cache of old letters reveals enough truth to send them back to their ancestral homeland.
Authors: Rice, Luanne
Title: The silver boat
Publisher: New York : Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, 2011
Characteristics: 289 p. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Luanne Rice
Summary: Three far-flung sisters come home to Martha's Vineyard one last time. Their mother's beach house is the only place any of them ever found true happiness and they need to begin the difficult process of letting go. Memories of their grandmother, mother, and their Irish father, who sailed away the year Dar turned twelve, rise up and expose the fine cracks in their family myth--especially when a cache of old letters reveals enough truth to send them back to their ancestral homeland.
ISBN: 0670022500
9780670022502
Branch Call Number: FICTION RICE 2011
Subject Headings: Martha's Vineyard (Mass.) Fiction Irish American families Fiction Sisters Fiction
Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Topical Term: Irish American families
Sisters
LCCN: 2010044290
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Three far-flung sisters come home to Martha's Vineyard one last time. Their mother's beach house is the only place any of them ever found true happiness and they need to begin the difficult process of letting go.


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Aug 12, 2014
  • VentdeVie rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Three sisters tied together by the loss of their father. The grief to separate from the family home. Good story, the conclusion somewhat incomplete; but intended by the author.

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