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Bantam Books, 1986 - Fiction - 324 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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User Review  - jbarr5 - LibraryThing

Beaches by Iris Rainer Dart CeeCee and Birdie meet at the beach when CC isn't able to find her mom. She's a dancer on stage and she can also sing. CC heads to the west coast where she becomes a big ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bookworm247 - LibraryThing

**Spoiler Alert ** Ok, I much prefer the movie to the book. I thought Cee Cee was much too into herself, and wasn't interested in Bertie or what was going on in her life. I'm no prude, but I was ... Read full review


Los Angeles California 1983
Atlantic City New Jersey 1951
Los Angeles California 1983

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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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