Maine

By J. Courtney Sullivan
(Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410438379, 671pp.)

Publication Date: July 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback, Compact Disc, Paperback, Paperback

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Three generations of women converge on the family beach house in this wickedly funny, emotionally resonant story of love and dysfunction from the author of the bestselling debut novel "Commencement."



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  1. The epigraph pairs two quotes; the first is from Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s poem Aurora Leigh: “Alas, a mother never is afraid, / Of speaking angrily to any child, / Since love, she knows, is justified of love.” The second is from a letter written by F. Scott Fitzgerald to his daughter: “Just do everything we didn’t do and you will be perfectly safe.” Why did the author put these quotes together? Which characters do you think they refer to?

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