The Summer We Read Gatsby: A Novel

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Penguin, May 27, 2010 - Fiction - 304 pages
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When two estranged sisters inherit a Hamptons beach house, they search for fortune but find love instead.

Cassie and Peck are half sisters with little in common beyond a shared last name--that is, until their beloved aunt Lydia bequeaths them equal shares of her ramshackle old cottage in the Hamptons with instructions to "seek the thing of utmost value" within it. Cassie and Peck fantasize about discovering a lost Jackson Pollock, or a first edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, as they revel in one last summer of fabulous parties and nostalgia.

From the author of Lulu Meets God and Doubts Him, Danielle Ganek's The Summer We Read Gatsby, a perfect beach read, captures the spirit of New York's most glamorous resort town, and will captivate readers with its spellbinding blend of romance, mystery, and charmingly eccentric characters.

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User Review  - aelizabethj - LibraryThing

Easy fluff. I enjoyed more than I though I would, but that may be because I'm immersed in Fitzgerald at the moment. Plus, New York, my home away from home. Read full review

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User Review  - bookforage - LibraryThing

The Summer We Read Gatsby, by Danielle Ganek and read by Justine Eyre Format: audiobook Rating: 3.5 stars The Summer We Read Gatsby is a delightful novel about two half-sisters who have inherited an ... Read full review

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Danielle Ganek is the author of the critically praised Lulu Meets God and Doubts Him. Formerly the creative director for Galleries Lafayette in New York, Danielle also served as editor at Mademoiselle and Woman's Day magazines. She lives with her husband and three children in New York City.

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