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The children

Author: Ann Leary
Publisher: London Corvus, an imprint of Atlantic Books 2017 ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charlotte Maynard rarely leaves her mother's home; the sprawling Connecticut lake house that belonged to her late stepfather, Whit Whitman, and the generations of Whitmans before him. While Charlotte and her sister grew up at Lakeside, their stepbrothers, Spin and Perry, were welcomed as weekend guests. But now the grown boys own the estate, which Charlotte's mother occupies by their grace. When Spin, the youngest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Leary
ISBN: 9781786491633 178649163X 9781786491626 1786491621
OCLC Number: 999630591
Notes: First published in the United States in 2016 by St. Martin's Press, a division of Macmillan, New York.
Description: 246 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Ann Leary.

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Charlotte Maynard rarely leaves her mother's home; the sprawling Connecticut lake house that belonged to her late stepfather, Whit Whitman, and the generations of Whitmans before him. While Charlotte and her sister grew up at Lakeside, their stepbrothers, Spin and Perry, were welcomed as weekend guests. But now the grown boys own the estate, which Charlotte's mother occupies by their grace. When Spin, the youngest and favourite of all the children, brings his fiance home for the summer, she breathes new life into their rarefied world. But as the wedding draws near, and flaws surface in the family's polite veneer, an array of simmering resentments and unfortunate truths are exposed, with devastating consequences.

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