Sail: a novel

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Little, Brown, 2008 - Fiction - 535 pages
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"Since the death of her husband, life has been a constant struggle for Katherine Dunne and her children. What better way to bring them all together again than a fabulous sailing vacation? But only an hour out of port, everything is going wrong. Katherine's teenage daughter, Carrie, is planning to drown herself; her teenage son, Mark, is high on drugs; and 10-year-old Ernie is nearly catatonic, claiming this is the worst vacation ever. Katherine manages to pull things together bit by bit, but just as they begin feeling like a family again, something catastrophic happens--and survival becomes the least of their concerns"--Dust jacket.

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User Review  - hobbitprincess - LibraryThing

I haven't read a lot of Patterson's works, but this one was pretty good. It kept me occupied on a snowy day, and it was good enough that I wanted to keep reading to see what would happen. It's not ... Read full review

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User Review  - diva0301 - LibraryThing

This falls into the realm of guilty pleasure, it moves like a rocket and the lack of actual characterization didn't keep me from staying up late to finish it. And I doubt I'll be going on a family sailing trip anytime soon! Read full review

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