The Vineyard Author:Barbara Delinsky To her family, Natalie Seebring is a woman who prizes appearances. So when she announces plans to marry a vineyard employee mere months after the death of her husband of 58 years, her son and daughter are stunned. Faced with their disapproval, Natalie decides to write a memoir. — Olivia Jones lives vicariously through the old photographs she re... more »stores. She and her daughter Tess have no one, so they cling to the fantasy that a big, happy family is out there somewhere. When Natalie hires Olivia to help with her memoir, a summer at Natalie's beautiful vineyard by the sea seems the perfect opportunity to live our that fantasy.
But all is not as it seems at the vineyard in Rhode Island - Natalie is not quite the mothering type. Simon Burke, who runs the vineyard's day to day operation, sees in Olivia and Tess an unwelcome reminder of the wife and daughter he tragically lost.
The Vineyard is a fascinating story of two women, a generation apart, each of whose dream becomes bound with the other.« less