That Camden Summer

That Camden Summer

by LaVyrle Spencer

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Overview

LaVyrle Spencer, known for her “heartrending slices of Americana”* writes of how love can be more special the second time around in this New York Times bestseller.

It is 1916 and Roberta Jewett is surprised to find that her hometown of Camden, Maine, considers a divorced woman little more than a prostitute. Condemned by her mother and scorned by neighbors, she nonetheless perseveres in her struggle to forge a good life for her girls and herself. Behaving like no “respectable” woman would, she gets a job as a county nurse, learns to drive, and buys her very own Model T.

Embittered by her painful marriage to an unfaithful husband, she has no intention of being any man's victim again. So Roberta is taken aback to find the widowed carpenter Gabriel Farley has somehow found his way into her heart. And in the ultimate test of will and devotion, she must depend on the man she has grown to love—and summon the courage to stand up to an entire town.

“[LaVyrle Spencer] knows how to tug at readers’ heartstrings.”—*Publishers Weekly 


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101219294
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/01/1997
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 152,697
File size: 496 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

LaVyrle Spencer is the New York Times bestselling author of contemporary and historical romance novels including Small Town GirlThen Came Heaven, and That Camden Summer.

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