Summer Island (Paperback)

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Years ago, Nora Bridge walked out on her marriage and left her daughters behind. Now she is a famous talk show host. Her daughter Ruby is a struggling comedienne. The two haven't spoken in more than a decade. Then a scandal from Nora's past is exposed, and Ruby is offered a fortune to write a tell-all about her mother. Reluctantly, she returns to the family house on Summer Island, a home filled with frayed memories of joy and heartache. Confronting a past that includes a never-forgotten love, a sick best friend, and a mother who has harbored terrible family secrets, Ruby finally begins to understand the complex ties that bind a mother and daughter--and the healing that comes with forgiveness.

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About the Author


Kristin Hannah is the "New York Times" bestselling author of novels including "Night Road", "Firefly Lane", "True Colors" and "Winter Garden". She was born in Southern California and moved to Western Washington when she was eight. A former lawyer, Hannah started writing when she was pregnant and on bed rest for five months. Writing soon became an obsession, and she has been at it ever since. She is the mother of one son and lives with her husband in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.

Praise For…


“KRISTIN HANNAH IS A GIFTED AUTHOR WHO KNOWS THE MOST SECRET, TENDER PARTS OF THE HUMAN HEART AND SOUL. . . . [She] shows us the potential and the power of love.”
—TAMI HOAG

“A FASCINATING STORY OF LOVE, HEALING, FORGIVENESS, AND RENEWAL . . . Certain to strike a chord in the hearts of mothers and daughters everywhere.”
Tulsa World

“MANY A DAUGHTER WILL SEE SOMETHING OF HERSELF IN RUBY.”
People



From the Paperback edition.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780345483447
ISBN-10: 0345483448
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2004
Pages: 448
Language: English