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The Beach Club (Reprint) (Paperback) by Elin Hilderbrand

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About the Book



The exclusive Nantucket Beach Club and Hotel is where memories are made, friendships begun, and passions ignited. Now, during one unforgettable summer, the lives of five men and women who walk through its doors will be changed forever.



Book Synopsis



In The Beach Club, the juicy first novel by Elin Hilderbrand, a series of personal dramas are played out during one summer at a Nantucket Beach Club. It's about the love of summer, summer love, and the special feelings we all have for that special summer place--in this case, a hotel and an island.

Mack Petersen, manager of the hotel, has been working at The Beach Club for 12 summers. Only this summer is different. His boss, the owner of the hotel, Bill Elliot, shows up in the spring with a new set of demands. His girlfriend Maribel is pressing Mack to get married and Vance, the African-American bellman, who has hated Mack since the day Mack stole his job 12 years ago, threatens him in a deadly scene. Mack knows something's got to give.

Love O'Donnell, the new front desk person straight from the slopes of Aspen, is desperately searching for a stranger to father her child. The bellman, Jem Crandall, who posed as Mr. November in his college calendar, is on his way to LA to break into agenting, until he falls in love with Maribel. Emotions are at a peak when a hurricane threatens to wash away The Beach Club and all it stands for.

An engrossing, sexy novel that will sweep you away to the beach any time of the year.



Review Quotes



"A steamy tale." --The Boston Herald

"A strong, emotional pull...readers will remain absorbed until the surprising denouement." --Publishers Weekly

"Surprisingly touching...a work of fiction you're likely to think about long after you've put it down." --People



About The Author



Elin Hilderbrand is the author of The Island, Nantucket Nights, Summer People and The Blue Bistro, among others. She grew up in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was a teaching/writing fellow. Her short fiction has appeared in Seventeen, The Massachusetts Review, and The Colorado Review. She lives with her husband, Chip Cunningham, and their two sons in Nantucket, Massachusetts. The Beach Club is her first novel.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.2 Inches (H) x 5.5 Inches (W) x 1 Inches (D)
Weight: .7 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 357
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Settings, Nature + the Natural World / General, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, General, Love + Relationships + Sex
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Paperback
Author: Elin Hilderbrand
Language: English
Street Date: May 13, 2008
TCIN: 11336158
UPC: 9780312382421
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-0510
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 8.5 inches length x 5.25 inches width x 1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.74 pounds
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