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The edge of summer [text (large print)] / Viola Shipman.

Shipman, Viola, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781638085720 q (large print)
  • ISBN: 1638085722 q (large print)
  • Physical Description: 477 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Regular print version previously published by Harlequin Enterprises ULC.
Includes discussion questions and author's note with background information.
Summary, etc.:
"Devastated by the sudden death of her mother -- a quiet, loving and intensely private Southern seamstress called Miss Mabel, who overflowed with pearls of Ozarks wisdom but never spoke of her own family -- Sutton Douglas makes the impulsive decision to pack up and head north to the Michigan resort town where she believes she'll find answers to the lifelong questions she's had about not only her mother's past but also her own place in the world. Recalling Miss Mabel's sewing notions that were her childhood toys, Sutton buys a collection of buttons at an estate sale from Bonnie Lyons, the imposing matriarch of the lakeside community. Propelled by a handful of trinkets left behind by her mother and glimpses into the history of the magical lakeshore town, Sutton becomes tantalized by the possibility that Bonnie is the grandmother she never knew. But is she? As Sutton cautiously befriends Bonnie and is taken into her confidence, she begins to uncover the secrets about her family that Miss Mabel so carefully hid, and about the role that Sutton herself unwittingly played in it all."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mothers > Death > Fiction.
Buttons > Fiction.
Women dressmakers > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Bereavement > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Large type books.
Michigan > Fiction.
Family secrets.
Large type books.
Mothers and daughters.
Mothers > Death.
Women dressmakers.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


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