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Summer of '69

One Summer. So Many Secrets...
Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
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Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the 20th century....

Every year the Levin children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother's historic island home, but this year it's not to be. Blair, the oldest sister, is marooned in Boston, pregnant with twins and unable to travel. Middle sister Kirby is caught up in the thrilling vortex of civil rights protests with her friend Mary Jo Kopechne. And Tiger, the only son, has just been deployed to Vietnam.

Thirteen-year-old Jessie, the youngest of them all, suddenly feels like an only child, marooned in the house with her out-of-touch grandmother who is hiding secrets of her own....

As the summer heats up, Teddy Kennedy sinks a car in Chappaquiddick, man walks on the moon, and Jessie experiences some sinking and flying herself, as she grows into her own body and mind.

©2019 Elin Hilderbrand (P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Ltd

Critic Reviews

"I just LOVE [Elin Hilderbrand's] books, they are such compulsive reads." (Marian Keyes)

"Sink into this book like a hot, scented bath...a delicious, relaxing pleasure." (Kirkus)

"[Elin Hilderbrand] signifies the start of summer to readers." (The Book Reporter)

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