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Publisher Comments:

It was a summer of warmth.... Kate Ryan and her husband, John, have a rollicking pub in the Irish village of Mountfern... lovely twelve-year-old twins...and such wonderful dreams.... It was a summer of innocence... but all that is about to change this fateful summer of 1962 when American millionaire Patrick O'Neillcomes to town with his irresistible charm and a pocketful of money... when love and hate vie for a town's quiet heart and old traditions begin to crumble away.... Itwas a summer of love that would never come again.... A time that has been captured forever in Maeve Binchy's compelling family drama... a novel you will neverforget.

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Synopsis:

It was a summer of warmth.... Kate Ryan and herhusband, John, have a rollicking pub in the Irishvillage of Mountfern... lovely twelve-year-oldtwins... and such wonderful dreams.... It was a summerof innocence... but all that is about to changethis fateful summer of 1962 when Americanmillionaire Patrick O'Neill comes to town with hisirresistible charm and a pocketful of money... when loveand hate vie for a town's quiet heart and oldtraditions begin to crumble away.... It was a summer oflove that would never come again.... A time thathas been captured forever in Maeve Binchy'scompelling family drama... a novel you will never forget.

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About the Author

Maeve Binchy is the bestselling author of This Year It Will Be Different, The Glass Lake, The Copper Beech, The Lilac Bus, Circle of Friends, Silver Wedding, Firefly Summer, Echoes, Light a Penny Candle, and London Transports. She has written two plays and a teleplay that won three awards at the Prague Film Festival. A writer for The Irish Times since 1969, she lives with her husband, writer and broadcaster Gordon Snell, in London and Dublin.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440337591
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : General
Author:
Binchy, Maeve
Author:
Maeve Binchy
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Life change events
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Romance - General
Subject:
Literature-Contemporary Women
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20070529
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
656

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Family Life

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Product details 656 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780440337591 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , It was a summer of warmth.... Kate Ryan and herhusband, John, have a rollicking pub in the Irishvillage of Mountfern... lovely twelve-year-oldtwins... and such wonderful dreams.... It was a summerof innocence... but all that is about to changethis fateful summer of 1962 when Americanmillionaire Patrick O'Neill comes to town with hisirresistible charm and a pocketful of money... when loveand hate vie for a town's quiet heart and oldtraditions begin to crumble away.... It was a summer oflove that would never come again.... A time thathas been captured forever in Maeve Binchy'scompelling family drama... a novel you will never forget.

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