New Englanders by Lee Montgomery

New Englanders

byLee Montgomery

Kobo ebook | June 22, 2014

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In the mid-’70s, a time of great social upheaval in the United States and the world, a group of men from a small New England coastal town disappear on a sailboat en route to Bermuda. A year later, the families of the missing crew gather on Easter Sunday for a memorial. For Lulu, the protagonist whose father owned the boat, it is a moment that highlights her grief but also her coming of age. Lulu has been alone with her mother for almost a year and becomes fixated on Sam, her older brother, the moment he returns home from a year of fighting in Vietnam. But she soon discovers Sam seems to have a loosening hold on reality. As the guests arrive, Lulu is taking coats and must contend with a friend of her brother’s, who tries to seduce her before dinner and even at the table. A tragicomedy of manners, New Englanders takes place over a period of one afternoon around the preparations for and during a formal dinner and gives a glimpse of a young woman’s grief gone awry in a vanishing world.

Title:New EnglandersFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 22, 2014Publisher:She Writes PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1940838525

ISBN - 13:9781940838526