From May To September

From May To September

by Jim Lynch

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Overview

A non-fiction account of a young Southern boy's coming of age as a staff member in a Berkshire mountain resort in the 50's, working as a cook, then as a waiter, with other college students from Alabama to Yale. Staff parties, greenhorn foul ups, Civil war re-enactments, crazy guests; told with often self deprecating humor. Photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781600471162
Publisher: Wasteland Press
Publication date: 07/20/2007
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

The winner of several prestigious national journalism awards and author of many acclaimed works of short fiction, Jim Lynch spent four years as a reporter for the Oregonian covering the Puget Sound -- the fascinating marine setting of his debut novel, The Highest Tide.

Hometown:

Olympia, Washington

Date of Birth:

November 3, 1961

Place of Birth:

Seattle, Washington

Education:

B.A.s in English and Journalism, 1985

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From May To September 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the way I remember the summers working at this wonderful resort. I believe it reflects how the other members of the staff that I knew, which included college students from all over the the world, remember this special place. The owners of this resort treated the staff as if they were their own children. It was a beautiful setting, at a wonderful time, working with wonderful people! The experiences we had have been skillfully described by author Jim Lynch. He uses words to record the memories that express how much those summers from May to September will always be a lovely part of our lives.