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Beach Roses
Beach Roses
Author: Jean Stone
No one captures the tides of a woman’s heart quite like Jean Stone in her highly acclaimed novels set on New England’s celebrated island Martha’s Vineyard. This new novel brings together brash red-head Rita Blair-Rollins with three courageous women whose struggles ultimately change her life and reveal startling truths about the...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780553584127
ISBN-10: 055358412X
Publication Date: 4/1/2003
Pages: 336
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  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 41 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
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awesome,i couldn't put this book down!!!
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4 women, very different, form a friendship and lasting bond.
In 2004, this was at the top of my favorite reads for a long time.
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What a wonderful book on friendship and the power of women friends, a great book to take along on vacation.
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4 women bonding to help each other survive life-we all need that!
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This is truly a must read! I enjoyed every moment of this book. The way the lives of these remarkable women come together is told in a very heartfelt moving way. My hats off to Jean Stone!
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Awesome,I couldn't put this book down!
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Spirited Rita has lived on Martha's Vineyard all of her life and would do anything to help the Vineyard community. So when Doc Hastings asks her to run a support group for women with breast cancer, Rita agrees, even though she has no medical training and has not been affected by breast cancer herself. The group consists of Katie, the pregnant rock goddess who must make some serious decisions; Hannah, the housewife who is so used to taking care of everyone else she's forgotten how to take care of herself; and Faye, the wealthy socialite who feels that she has nothing to live for. When these very different women come together, they slowly begin to form a bond based at first on their cancer and then on experiences of motherhood, marriage, strained family relationships, and long-buried secrets. As Stone's characters face the hardships of illness and life, they turn to each other for support, guidance, protection, and unconditional love. Rich in both humorous moments and sobering turns, Stone's novel shows that true friendship knows no bounds.
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Excellent book, entwining lives of different women as they all deal with their life by escaping to Martha's Vineyard. Before the end of summer they will form an everlasting bond that will keep them all afloat.


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