Bride Island

Bride Island

by Alexandra Enders
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Bride Island by Alexandra Enders

Six years ago, Polly Birdswell—drinking and deeply unhappy—made a decision that changed her life forever. Believing she could spare her young daughter a legacy of self-destruction, she left her husband and child and moved north to a coastal town in Maine. There, close to Bride Island, the beloved family retreat she considers her true home, she set about getting sober and remaking her life. 

Now Polly desperately wants seven-year-old Monroe back and is determined to prove—to herself especially—she’s a stable and loving mother. At the same time, a sudden decision to sell Bride Island unleashes a wave of family greed that endangers the island’s future. As Polly and her siblings try to claim ownership of what they love, they discover some things can never truly be owned, and Polly must again ask herself what she’s willing to relinquish. Beautifully written and emotionally complex, Bride Island is a poignant debut novel about love, motherhood, and the haunting and sometimes conflicting pulls of family and the places that shape us.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101213421
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/26/2007
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 390 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

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Bride Island 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
bookchick63 More than 1 year ago
This story drew me in from the cover. The story did not disappoint. I am a huge fan of the East Coast as well as Islands. This book provided the perfect escape.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago