Perennials: A Novel
Publish date: 2017-06-06
Publisher: Random House
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
I chose this book because it promised tales of summer camp (a place I've sent my kids to, but always wished I'd gone myself) and suggested it was for fans of Curtis Sittenfeld, among others. I was hoping for another Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, or something like that, but the characters did no...
I never went to summer camp when I was growing up. I wasn't deprived, or anything like that. My parents would have let me go, had I asked — I simply was (and am) of the antisocial sort. I was the type of kid to haunt the local library during summer break. I wasn't one for physical activity. LOL. How...
At what point does childhood end and adulthood begin? Mandy Berman’s evocative debut novel captures, through the lens of summer camp, a place that only appears to be untouched by the passing of time, both the thrills and pain of growing up.Rachel Rivkin and Fiona Larkin used to treasure their summer...
They spent their whole summers at Camp Marigold, their whole summers! I can’t imagine this freedom, this opportunity to spend my childhood years with my summer friends without any parents around. It was usually the same set of kids and they’d pick right up where they left off last summer as if no ti...
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