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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A delicious ice cream sundae without the guilt

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The Summer We Read Gatsby is absolutely one of the must reads of the summer! I devoured it like an ice cream sundae! It is such a delicious page turner and sprinkled with wit. Every reader can ... Read full review

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If you are looking for a fun light read, you've got it with this book! Just what I needed this week. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Danielle Ganek has been an editor at "Mademoiselle" and "Womanas Day" magazines. She is a collector of contemporary art and photography. This is her first book.

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