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The Island
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Reagan Arthur Books
Publication date May 1, 2012
Pages 481
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780316201179
ISBN-10 0316201170
Dimensions 1.25 by 4.50 by 7 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $7.99
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
A summertime story only Elin Hilderbrand can tell: a family in upheaval after a cancelled wedding fill an island summer with heartache, laughter, and surprises.




Birdie Cousins has thrown herself into the details of her daughter Chess's lavish wedding, from the floating dance floor in her Connecticut back yard to the color of the cocktail napkins. Like any mother of a bride-to-be, she is weathering the storms of excitement and chaos, tears and joy. But Birdie, a woman who prides herself on preparing for every possibility, could never have predicted the late-night phone call from Chess, abruptly announcing that she's cancelled her engagement.




It's only the first hint of what will be a summer of upheavals and revelations. Before the dust has even begun to settle, far worse news arrives, sending Chess into a tailspin of despair. Reluctantly taking a break from the first new romance she's embarked on since the recent end of her 30-year marriage, Birdie circles the wagons and enlists the help of her younger daughter Tate and her own sister India. Soon all four are headed for beautiful, rustic Tuckernuck Island, off the coast of Nantucket, where their family has summered for generations. No phones, no television, no grocery store - a place without distractions where they can escape their troubles.




But throw sisters, daughters, ex-lovers, and long-kept secrets onto a remote island, and what might sound like a peaceful getaway becomes much more. Before summer has ended, dramatic truths are uncovered, old loves are rekindled, and new loves make themselves known.



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780316085137
 
Large print edition from Reagan Arthur Books (July 6, 2010)
9780316085137 | details & prices | 614 pages | 6.25 × 10.50 × 1.75 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $27.99
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Paperback
Book cover for 9780316127271 Book cover for 9780316201179 Book cover for 9780316303040
 
Reprint edition from Reagan Arthur Books (June 9, 2015)
9780316303040 | details & prices | 407 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.86 lbs | List price $10.00
About: Birdie Cousins has thrown herself into the details of her daughter Chess's lavish wedding, from the floating dance floor in her Connecticut back yard to the color of the cocktail napkins.
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Reprint edition from Reagan Arthur Books (May 1, 2012)
9780316201179 | details & prices | 481 pages | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $7.99
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from Hachette Book Group USA (July 6, 2010)
9780316127271 | details & prices | 407 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $16.00
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CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781607882404
 
With Denice Hicks (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Hachette Audio (July 6, 2010)
9781607882404 | details & prices | 5.50 × 6.00 × 1.50 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $34.98
About: From New York Times bestseller Elin Hilderbrand, a new novel set on Tuckernuck, a tiny island off the coast of Nantucket.

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