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The summer cottage, by Viola Shipman

Label
The summer cottage
Title
The summer cottage
Statement of responsibility
by Viola Shipman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Adie Lou Kruger's ex never understood her affection for what her parents called their Cozy Cottage, the charming, ramshackle summer home--complete with its own set of rules for relaxing--that she's inherited on Lake Michigan. But despite the fact she's facing a broken marriage and empty nest, and middle age is looming in the distance, memories of happy childhoods on the beach give her reason for hope. She's determined not to let her husband's affair with a grad student reduce her to a cliché, or to waste one more minute in a career she doesn't love, so it becomes clear what Adie Lou must do: rebuild her life and restore her cottage shingle by shingle, on her terms.But converting the beloved, weather-beaten structure into a bed-and-breakfast isn't quite the efficient home-reno experience she's seen on TV. Pushback from Saugatuck's contentious preservation society, costly surprises and demanding guests were not part of the plan. But as the cottage comes back to life, Adie Lou does, too, finding support in unexpected places and a new love story on the horizon. One cottage rule at a time, Adie Lou reclaims her own strength, history and joy by rediscovering the magic in every sunset and sandcastle"--Provided by publisher
Summary
Memories of better times motivate a woman at a crossroads in her life to renovate a lakeside family cottage where she was most happy and where she discovers a cache of letters from the late-19th century
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10764095
Cataloging source
IG$
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shipman, Viola
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Empty nesters
  • Divorced women
  • Cottages
  • Bed and breakfast accommodations
  • Michigan, Lake
  • Saugatuck (Mich.)
Target audience
general
Label
The summer cottage, by Viola Shipman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions and an excerpt from The heirloom garden
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
397 pages
Isbn
9781525834233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1096435506
Label
The summer cottage, by Viola Shipman
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions and an excerpt from The heirloom garden
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
397 pages
Isbn
9781525834233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1096435506

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