Lowcountry Summer by Dorothea Benton Frank
A Plantation Novel

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“Frank…writes with genuine adoration for and authority on the South Carolina Lowcountry from which she sprang….[Her] stuff is never escapist fluff—it’s the real deal.”
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Return to Tall Pines in the long-awaited sequel to Dorothea Benton Frank’s beloved bestseller Plantation. Lowcountry Summer is the story of the changing anatomy of a family after the loss of its matriarch, sparkling with the inimitable Dot Frank’s warmth and humor. The much-beloved New York Times bestselling author follows the recent success of Return to Sullivans Island, Bulls Island, and Land of Mango Sunsets with a tale rich in atmosphere and unforgettable scenes of Southern life, once again placing her at the dais, alongside Anne Rivers Siddons, Sue Monk Kidd, Rebecca Wells, Pat Conroy, and other masters of contemporary Southern fiction.

 

About Dorothea Benton Frank

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New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank was born and raised on Sullivans Island, South Carolina. She resides in the New York area with her husband.
 
Published June 3, 2010 by HarperCollins e-books. 514 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The major one is her brother Trip’s troubled separation from the falling-down drunk Frances Mae, a woman both Caroline and her mother had disapproved of from the start not because “she was a low class red neck slut from nowhere” but because “she was greedy, jealous, small-minded, petty and mean-s...

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Linda Breland, a single mother tired of living hand-to-mouth in New Jersey, decides to move herself and her two teenage daughters to her distant hometown of Mount Pleasant, S.C., where her sister, Mimi, still lives.

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In Frank’s latest Lowcountry novel, Cate Cooper is left homeless after the death of her financially reckless husband and finds herself returning to the place of her childhood: South Carolina’s Folly Beach.

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Have you ever picked up a book that quickly - nay, instantly, drew you in with its snappy dialogue and richly drawn characters?

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