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The House on Oyster Creek

(2010)
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Sensitive but practical, Charlotte Tradescome has come to accept the reticence of her older, work-obsessed husband Henry. Still, she hopes to create a life for their three-year-old daughter. So when Henry inherits a home on Cape Cod, she, Henry, and little Fiona move from their Manhattan apartment to this seaside community. Charlotte sells off part of Tradescome Point, inadvertently fueling the conflict between newcomers and locals. Many townspeople easily dismiss Charlotte as a "washashore." A rare exception is Darryl Stead, an oyster farmer with modest dreams and an open heart, with whom Charlotte feels the connection she's been missing. Ultimately he transforms the way she sees herself, the town, and the people she loves...

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"Expertly explores the complexities of domestic life and the tug of forbidden love." - Elizabeth Strout


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Paperback Editions

June 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The House on Oyster Creek: A Novel
Author(s): Heidi Jon Schmidt
ISBN: 0-451-22992-4 / 978-0-451-22992-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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Kindle Editions

May 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The House on Oyster Creek: A Novel
Author(s): Heidi Jon Schmidt
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA