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Review: The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

User Review  - Jill Porter - Goodreads

Very interesting concept. Read full review

Review: The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

User Review  - Christine Fay - Goodreads

This novel is nonfiction and is the account of the 100-year history of a beloved family summer home on Cape Cod. While it took some getting into, I eventually became involved and could picture the ... Read full review

Review: The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

User Review  - Veronica Walker - Goodreads

Excellently written book. Not a word wasted. The only slow part was the excruciating detail the author went into about the history of the location where the summer house was built, but that was only a small chapter. Loved this book! Read full review

Review: The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

It was a nice book and one that I think my sister Pat would like. The author's discussion of society, and family, interwoven with his memories and the story of the house was richly done. Read full review

Review: The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

Traces a families history with their summer house from the late 1800s thru 100 plus years. Reminds me how our history is a part of what makes us who we are. Read full review

Review: The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

User Review  - Todd Spear - Goodreads

Though the author is roughly 10 years older than myself, and having grown up in New England, we share similar life experiences. What a wonderful look back through the years of a life still being lived. Read full review

Review: The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

User Review  - Lisa Griffies - Goodreads

Too tedious. Read full review

Review: The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

User Review  - Ally - Goodreads

A beautiful story. Read full review

Review: The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

User Review  - Barbara Schaffer - Goodreads

I'd give it a 3.5. Read full review

Review: The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

User Review  - Sheryl - Goodreads

Very interesting and unusual book about a summer house on Cape Cod. Yes, it's about the house and the accumulation of memories, but also about the whole concept of taking a summer off from real life; trying to make time stand still; Brahmin traditions and money; etc. I found it fascinating. Read full review

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