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The Inn At Lake Devine
Elinor Lipman
Eugenie Furniss
Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Headline Review
Page Extent : 320
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780755337675
Price : 575

About the book
It's 1962 and Natalie Marx is shocked when her mother receives this reply to her enquiry about summer accommodation in Vermont: 'Our guests who feel most comfortable here, and return year after year, are Gentiles.'
 
It was not complicated, as her mother pointed out. 'They had a hotel; they didn't want Jews. We were Jews.'

For the intrepid twelve-year-old Natalie, the words are an infuriating, irresistible challenge. She manages to wangle an invitation to join a friend on holiday there - and, as her obsession begins with the family that has excluded her, she sets in train events which will change her life, and which will tie her forever to the eccentric family who run the Inn at Lake Devine

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Elinor Lipman
Elinor Lipman's previous novels include THEN SHE FOUND ME, ISABEL'S BED and THE INN AT LAKE DEVINE. Four of her novels are currently in development as feature films. A columnist for the Boston Glo...(+)
Eugenie Furniss

James Jackson has a postgraduate degree in Military Studies and is a consultant in military risk. He is the author of The Counter-Terrorist Handbook and lives in London.