The Summer We Read Gatsby
By Danielle Ganek
(Plume Books, Paperback, 9780452297050, 292pp.)
Publication Date: May 31, 2011
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Cassie and Peck are half sisters with little in common beyond a shared last name--that is, until their beloved aunt Lydia bequeaths them equal shares of her ramshackle old cottage in the Hamptons with instructions to "seek the thing of utmost value" within it. Cassie and Peck fantasize about discovering a lost Jackson Pollock, or a first edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby," as they revel in one last summer of fabulous parties and nostalgia.
From the author of "Lulu Meets God and Doubts Him, "Danielle Ganek's "The Summer We Read Gatsby," a perfect beach read, captures the spirit of New York's most glamorous resort town, and will captivate readers with its spellbinding blend of romance, mystery, and charmingly eccentric characters.