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Ferris Beach is a place where excitement and magic coexist. Or so Mary Katherine "Katie" Burns, the only child of middle-aged Fred and Cleva Burns, believes. Shy and self-conscious, she daydreams about Ferris Beach, where her beautiful cousin, Angela, leads a romantic, mysterious life. It is the early 1970s, and when the land across the road from the Burns's historic house is sold to developers, Misty Rhodes-also from Ferris Beach-and her flamboyant parents move into the nearest newly built split-level. In contrast to Katie's composed, reserved, practical mother, Misty and her mother are everything Katie wants to be: daring, outrageous, fun. The two girls become inseparable, sharing every secret, every dream-until one fateful Fourth of July, when their lives change in a way they could never have imagined. In this classic McCorkle novel, the author's shrewd grasp of human nature creates characters that resonate with truth and emotion, and a story perfect for mothers and daughters to share and cherish.

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Ferris Beach is where excitement and glamour start--at least that's what Kate thinks as she hears about her cousin Angela who lives there. Kate has had a humdrum, "normal" childhood; her conservative mother and humorous father have brought her up "properly," while Angela has had freedom and romance. But even freedom has its dark side, as...

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ISBN:
9781565129641
Publisher:
Algonquin Books
Subject:
General
Author:
Jill McCorkle
Author:
McCorkle, Jill
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literature-Family Life
Subject:
Fiction : General
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
September 2009
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , Ferris Beach is where excitement and glamour start--at least that's what Kate thinks as she hears about her cousin Angela who lives there. Kate has had a humdrum, "normal" childhood; her conservative mother and humorous father have brought her up "properly," while Angela has had freedom and romance. But even freedom has its dark side, as...
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