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Frankie's Place: A Love Story

ISBN: 0802117473;
Издательство: Grove Press
Страниц: 288

Book DescriptionImagine a secluded little house in the woods by the sea on the Maine coast. Down a bumpy lane, out of harm?s way and the clamor of the modern world, Frankie?s Place is a sublime summer retreat, with mussel beds out front, blackberry bushes out back, evergreens all around, and lovely views of forested mountains and a glacier-carved fjord full of lobster buoys, seabirds and sailboats. One summer, Jim Sterba, veteran war correspondent, accepts an invitation for a weekend visit from a woman he barely knows?author Frances FitzGerald. He arrives and discovers a perfect writer?s nest. He visits against in the fall. The next summer he stays for a week, and gradually falls in love with his host as much as her place. Icy plunges into Somes Sound christen their island mornings, and long periods of dutiful writing are following with rigorous mountain walks, forays for wild mushrooms and sailing. In the evenings, Jim and Frankie prepare simple meals...