Frankie's Place (Paperback)Jim Sterba (author)
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'It took me places I hadn't expected to go. I loved it.' Tom Brokaw
One summer, Jim Sterba accepts an invitation from Frances FitzGerald to visit her log cabin.Imagine a secluded little house in the woods on the Atlantic coast, out of harm's way and the clamour of the modern world.Enchanted by morning dips in glacial fjords and fresh lobster suppers Jim falls in love with Frankie's place, and also with Frankie.This is the tale of their gentle courtship as the couple summer on this idyllic retreat, Mount Desert Island.
This is the languorous portrait of endless New England summers, their adventures, their memories, and even their recipes: it will leave you itching for a taste of their idyllic island paradise.
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Number of pages: 288
Dimensions: 194 x 130 mm
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