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9781250764614

The narrowboat summer

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First US edition.

"From the author of Meet Me at the Museum, a charming novel of second chances, about three women, one dog, and the narrowboat that brings them together. Eve expected Sally to come festooned with suitcases and overnight bags packed with everything she owned, but she was wrong. She arrived on foot, with a rucksack and a carrier bag. "I just walked away," she said, climbing on to the boat. Eve knew what she meant. Meet Eve, who has left her thirty-year career to become a Free Spirit; Sally, who has waved goodbye to her indifferent husband and two grown-up children; and Anastasia, a defiantly independent narrowboat-dweller, who is suddenly landlocked and vulnerable. Before they quite know what they've done, Sally and Eve agree to drive Anastasia's narrowboat on a journey through the canals of England, as she awaits a life-saving operation. As they glide gently - and not so gently - through the countryside, the eccentricities and challenges of narrowboat life draw them inexorably together, and a tender and unforgettable story unfolds. At summer's end, all three women must decide whether to return to the lives they left behind, or forge a new path forward. Candid, hilarious, and uplifting, Anne Youngson's The Narrowboat Summer is a celebration of the power of friendship and new experiences to change one's life, at any age"--

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Cordelia A. Greene Library - Castile FIC YOUNGSON (Text)
Adult Fiction
52136000260884
Checked out
05/08/2021
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Honeoye Public Library FIC (Text)
New Adult Fiction
52120300400655
Checked out
05/03/2021
Naples Library FIC YOU (Text)
New Fiction
52124300404519
Checked out
05/04/2021
Newark Public Library FIC YOU (Text)
Adult New Materials
52125300912179
In transit
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Walworth-Seely Public Library FIC Youngson (Text)
Adult New Materials
52129300985391
Checked out
05/03/2021
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05000. ‡aPR6125.O946 ‡bN37 2021
08200. ‡a823/.92 ‡223
1001 . ‡aYoungson, Anne, ‡eauthor.
24514. ‡aThe narrowboat summer / ‡cAnne Youngson.
250 . ‡aFirst US edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bFlatiron Books, ‡c2021.
264 4. ‡c©2020
300 . ‡a319 pages ; ‡c22 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
500 . ‡a"Originally published in Great Britain in 2020 by Doubleday"--Title page verso.
520 . ‡a"From the author of Meet Me at the Museum, a charming novel of second chances, about three women, one dog, and the narrowboat that brings them together. Eve expected Sally to come festooned with suitcases and overnight bags packed with everything she owned, but she was wrong. She arrived on foot, with a rucksack and a carrier bag. "I just walked away," she said, climbing on to the boat. Eve knew what she meant. Meet Eve, who has left her thirty-year career to become a Free Spirit; Sally, who has waved goodbye to her indifferent husband and two grown-up children; and Anastasia, a defiantly independent narrowboat-dweller, who is suddenly landlocked and vulnerable. Before they quite know what they've done, Sally and Eve agree to drive Anastasia's narrowboat on a journey through the canals of England, as she awaits a life-saving operation. As they glide gently - and not so gently - through the countryside, the eccentricities and challenges of narrowboat life draw them inexorably together, and a tender and unforgettable story unfolds. At summer's end, all three women must decide whether to return to the lives they left behind, or forge a new path forward. Candid, hilarious, and uplifting, Anne Youngson's The Narrowboat Summer is a celebration of the power of friendship and new experiences to change one's life, at any age"-- ‡cProvided by publisher.
650 0. ‡aFemale friendship ‡vFiction.
650 0. ‡aNarrowboats ‡vFiction.
651 0. ‡aEngland ‡vFiction.
655 7. ‡aNovels. ‡2lcgft
905 . ‡ukriedener
901 . ‡aon1231968606 ‡bOCoLC ‡c633907 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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