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Last Summer

(2012)
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The town of Yorktide, close to Maine's beautiful beaches and the city of Portland, seems like the perfect place to raise a family. For Jane Patterson, there's another advantage: her best friend, Frannie Giroux, lives next door, and their teenaged daughters, Rosie and Meg, are inseparable. But in the girls' freshman year of high school, everything changes. Jane always felt lucky that she was able to work from home, to be there to nurture and protect Rosie. But has she been too protective? Rosie - quiet, shy, and also very pretty - attracts the sneers and slights of a clique of older girls. Over time, the bullying worsens. When Meg betrays their friendship, fearful that she too will be targeted, Rosie suffers an emotional breakdown. Blaming both Meg and Frannie, Jane tries to help Rosie heal while dealing with her own guilt and anger. In the months that follow, each struggles with the ideas of forgiveness and compassion, of knowing when a friendship has been shattered beyond repair - and when hope can be salvaged, one small moment at a time...

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Hardback Editions

July 2017 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Last Summer (Thorndike Press Large Print Clean Reads)
Author(s): Holly Chamberlin
ISBN: 1-4328-3910-1 / 978-1-4328-3910-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Last Summer
Author(s): Holly Chamberlin
ISBN: 1-4967-0800-8 / 978-1-4967-0800-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kensington
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June 2012 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Last Summer
Author(s): Holly Chamberlin
ISBN: 0-7582-3508-9 / 978-0-7582-3508-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kensington
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Last Summer
Author(s): Holly Chamberlin
Publisher: Kensington
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