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Bantam Books, 1985 - Fiction - 276 pages
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Two girls, Cee Cee Bloom and Bertie White, meet as children under the boardwalk in Atlantic City and establish a friendship that endures through thirty years.

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User Review  - Kirsty Sneddon - Goodreads

When i came onto the comment section I expected everyone to be praising this book to pieces, but was I wrong. Personally I loved 'Beaches', I just couldn't put it down and thought the pacing of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rebecca McNutt - Goodreads

Excellent novel of friendship, filled with nostalgia and vibrant imagery. Both main characters were complex and original, and it was a really intriguing little novel to read. Read full review


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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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