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Bantam Books, Jun 1, 1986 - Fiction - 336 pages
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The powerful novel of two strikingly different women--and the extraordinary friendship that binds them together through thirty years of drama and excitement, free-spirited joy and shattering tragedy.

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Review: Beaches

User Review  - Shanique Nelson - Goodreads

This book brought may mixed feelings... I felt a lot of hurt n disappointment especially for Bertie, she really deserved better... But in all a good read, we don't always get what we deserve, except for d explicit... Read full review

Review: Beaches

User Review  - Jenn - Goodreads

Wow what an incredible book! A friendship that began in Atlantic City which grew into pen pals throughout CeeCee and Bertie's life. Ups and downs, meeting each other on vacations, even down to Bertie dying this was a fantastic tale of a unique friendship throughout the ages. Read full review


Los Angeles California 1983
Atlantic City New Jersey 1951
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Iris Rainer Dart's early writings included a collaboration on a script for the 60's television show That Girl. Her first novel, The Boys in the Mail Room (1980), was loosely based on the life of her first husband, concert promoter Steve Wolf. Her best known work, Beaches (1985), was the story of a life-long friendship between two women of vastly different backgrounds. In 1988 it was made into a successful film and inspired Dart to write a sequel, I'll Be There (1991).

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