Distant Shores: A Novel

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Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks, 2011 - Fiction - 355 pages
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Elizabeth and Jackson Shore married young, raised two daughters, and weathered the storms of youth as they built a family. From a distance, their lives look picture perfect. But after the girls leave home, Jack and Elizabeth quietly drift apart. When Jack accepts a wonderful new job, Elizabeth puts her own needs aside to follow him across the country. Then tragedy turns Elizabeth's world upside down. In the aftermath, she questions everything about her life--her choices, her marriage, even her long-forgotten dreams. In a daring move that shocks her husband, friends, and daughters, she lets go of the woman she has become--and reaches out for the woman she wants to be.

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User Review  - Rascalstar - LibraryThing

This is an easy read for those who like such, maybe for airplanes or lazy summer days. You don't have to think much about the story. I found it extremely repetitious and wordy. The book could have ... Read full review

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User Review  - SaschaD - LibraryThing

3 1/2 stars. There were two things that kept me from giving this book four stars. First, the opening seemed to drag on and likewise I think that the length of the book itself could have been condensed ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Kristin Hannah is the bestselling author of On Mystic Lake, Angel Falls, and Summer Island. She lives with her husband and son in the Pacific Northwest.


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