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The high season : a novel / Judy Blundell.

By: Blundell, Judy [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Random House, [2018]Edition: First edition.Description: 396 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780525508717; 0525508716.Subject(s): Divorced parents -- Fiction | Children of divorced parents -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Rental housing -- Fiction | Memorial Day -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: "No matter what the world throws her way, at least Ruthie Beamish has the house. Lovingly renovated, located by the sea in a quiet Long Island village, the house is her nest egg--the retirement account shared with her ex-husband, Mike, and the college fund for their teenage daughter, Jem. The catch? To afford the house, Ruthie must let it go during the best part of the year...This is a novel about the dreams and ambitions of youth coming to terms with the realities of middle-age; about the way desperation can make us astonish ourselves; and about how the most disruptive events in our lives can sometimes twist endings into new beginnings"-- Provided by publisher.Summary: Lovingly renovated, located by the sea in a quiet Long Island village, the house is Ruthie Beamish's nest egg-- the retirement account shared with her ex-husband, Mike, and the college fund for their teenage daughter, Jem. The catch? To afford the house, Ruthie must let it go during the best part of the year. This Memorial Day weekend, the renter is Adeline Clay: widowed, elegant, connected, and accompanied by a stepson. But soon Adeline demonstrates an uncanny ability to help herself to Ruthie's life: her house, her friends, even her husband (okay, ex-husband). And after her job as the director of a local museum is threatened, Ruthie finally decides to fight back.
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"No matter what the world throws her way, at least Ruthie Beamish has the house. Lovingly renovated, located by the sea in a quiet Long Island village, the house is her nest egg--the retirement account shared with her ex-husband, Mike, and the college fund for their teenage daughter, Jem. The catch? To afford the house, Ruthie must let it go during the best part of the year...This is a novel about the dreams and ambitions of youth coming to terms with the realities of middle-age; about the way desperation can make us astonish ourselves; and about how the most disruptive events in our lives can sometimes twist endings into new beginnings"-- Provided by publisher.

Lovingly renovated, located by the sea in a quiet Long Island village, the house is Ruthie Beamish's nest egg-- the retirement account shared with her ex-husband, Mike, and the college fund for their teenage daughter, Jem. The catch? To afford the house, Ruthie must let it go during the best part of the year. This Memorial Day weekend, the renter is Adeline Clay: widowed, elegant, connected, and accompanied by a stepson. But soon Adeline demonstrates an uncanny ability to help herself to Ruthie's life: her house, her friends, even her husband (okay, ex-husband). And after her job as the director of a local museum is threatened, Ruthie finally decides to fight back.

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