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    A Hundred Summers

    Posted on 8/7/2013 by Amy Pawlowski in A Hundred Summers

    After a few fits and starts this summer, I finally found an engrossing, literary page turner in the novel 'A Hundred Summers' by Beatriz Williams. Taking place in Rhode Island and Manhattan in 1931 and 1938 and back again throughout the novel, it is a story of betrayals, family ties, friends, lovers lost and found, loyalty, and summer scandal. Add in the Hurricane of 1938 and you have a perfect storm of summer reading. This is Williams second novel and I immediately put a request on her first, 'Overseas', after finishing this well written sweeping summer saga.

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    Angela Guinther
    Carnegie West Branch Manager

    Recent Reads: Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women's Literary Society by Amy Hill Hearth. The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture by David Mamet, and Tiny Homes, Simple Shelter: Scaling Back in the Century by Lloyd Kahn
    You might find her: Working out at Edgewater Park and enjoying the lake, or cooking up recipes from some of her favorite cookbooks
    Loves: Concerts, and lots of them. Just this year she saw nearly 10, with Madonna being her favorite of all time.