Walter's Muse

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Endicott & Hugh Books, Feb 1, 2012 - Fiction - 285 pages
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"It's the first summer of her retirement and librarian Maggie Lewis is relishing the unfolding of sweet summer days on Vashon Island: walking on the beach, reading the classics, and kayaking. But in June when a sudden storm hits the island, Maggie's summer becomes about as peaceful as navigating whitewater. Not only does her wealthy sister arrive uninvited with a startling announcement, but Maggie finds herself entangled with her new Baker's Beach neighbor, Walter Hathaway. A famous children's author and recovering alcoholic, Walter has a history with Maggie they would each like to forget."--P. [4] of cover.

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User Review  - Jessica Higgins - Goodreads

An Enjoyable read but not great. Set in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, it is the first summer of retirement for school librarian Maggie Lewis. The freedom of knowing this is what life will be like ... Read full review

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User Review  - LaVerne - Goodreads

Didn't do much for me. Will try again. Read full review

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Jean Davies Okimoto is an author and playwright whose books and short stories have been translated into Japanese, Italian, Chinese, Korean, German and Hebrew. She is the recipient of numerous awards including Smithsonian Notable Book, the American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults, the Washington Governor's Award, and the International Reading Association Readers Choice Award.

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