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The Resource Loss of innocence, Richard North Patterson

Loss of innocence, Richard North Patterson

Label
Loss of innocence
Title
Loss of innocence
Statement of responsibility
Richard North Patterson
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
June, 1968. America is in a state of turbulence, engulfed in civil unrest and uncertainty. Yet for Whitney Dane - spending the summer of her twenty-second year on Martha's Vineyard - life could not be safer, nor the future more certain. Educated at Wheaton, soon to be married, and the youngest daughter of the patrician Dane family, Whitney has everything she has ever wanted, and is everything her all-powerful and doting father, Charles Dane, wants her to be. But the Vineyard's still waters are disturbed by the appearance of Benjamin Blaine. An underprivileged, yet fiercely ambitious and charismatic young man, Blaine is a force of nature neither Whitney nor her family could have prepared for. As Ben's presence begins to awaken independence within Whitney, it also brings deep-rooted Dane tensions to a dangerous head. And soon Whitney's set-in-stone future becomes far from satisfactory, and her picture-perfect family far from pretty
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Summary
A family drama of dark secrets and individual awakenings is set against the backdrop of the turbulent summer of 1968 in Martha's Vineyard, where twenty-two-year-old Whitney Dane begins questioning her goals and sense of independence at the side of a fiercely ambitious, underprivileged man
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Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10218709
Cataloging source
DLC
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Patterson, Richard North
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Martha's Vineyard novels (Richard North Patterson)
Series volume
0002
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  • Families
  • Family secrets
  • Young women
  • Martha's Vineyard (Mass.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Loss of innocence, Richard North Patterson
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000051768946
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
408 p.
Isbn
9781782064077
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Loss of innocence, Richard North Patterson
Publication
Control code
000051768946
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
408 p.
Isbn
9781782064077
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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