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Body surfing : a novel / Anita Shreve.

By: Shreve, Anita, 1946-2018 [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Shreve, Anita, Fortune's rocks quartet: 4.Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2007Description: 293 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780316730716 (pbk.); 0316730718 (pbk.).Subject(s): Tutors and tutoring -- New England -- Fiction | Divorced women -- Fiction | Widows -- FictionGenre/Form: Love stories.Summary: At the age of twenty-nine, Sydney has already been once divorced and once widowed. In her grief she left behind her settled life, and has now come to tutor the teenage daughter of the well-to-do Edwards family as they spend a sultry summer in their beachfront New England cottage. But when the Edwards's two grown sons, Miles and Jeff, show up at the beach house, it becomes clear that the placid, anonymous existence Sydney had hoped for is not to be. Instead, tensions mount between the brothers as they compete for the love of a woman who has vowed never to risk her heart again.
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The bestselling author of 'A Wedding in December' returns with a scintillating novel about a young widow torn between loving two brothers during one lone New England summer.

At the age of twenty-nine, Sydney has already been once divorced and once widowed. In her grief she left behind her settled life, and has now come to tutor the teenage daughter of the well-to-do Edwards family as they spend a sultry summer in their beachfront New England cottage. But when the Edwards's two grown sons, Miles and Jeff, show up at the beach house, it becomes clear that the placid, anonymous existence Sydney had hoped for is not to be. Instead, tensions mount between the brothers as they compete for the love of a woman who has vowed never to risk her heart again.

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Divorced and then widowed before age 30, Sydney spends a summer tutoring a teenager and finds herself caught between the girl's two grown brothers. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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