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The Summer After June
by Ashley Warlick (Goodreads Author)
Ashley Warlick's prizewinning first novel, THE DISTANCE FROM THE HEART OF THINGS, won nationwide acclaim for its portrayal of a young woman both smart and loving. Gail Godwin declared it "an occasion for rejoicing, as fresh and needed as rain after a drought." THE SUMMER AFTER JUNE also centers on a woman who thinks fast and trusts herself, in a page-turning story that str ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published January 4th 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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I hate this book with all my heart, but not because of that you should hate it too. I find this book really long and some parts even unnecessarily, the female character was so plain and really silly at sometimes but mostly selfish, she drag his nephew with her and all those around her that try to help. Maybe this book has a deep meaning that a much older person than me could understand but for now I didn't find it so maybe in 10 years I would re-read it and change my opinion about it, so wait my ...more
It's a touching story about a young woman's journey in dealing with the murder of her older sister. She makes a significant decision of where to go and what to do, and you slowly travel with her as she makes her way. I recommend it, it's not a long read, and it is packed with heartfelt emotions and family relationships.
Ashley Warlick is the author of four novels. The recipient of an NEA Fellowship and the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship, her work has appeared in The Oxford American, McSweeney’s, Redbook, and Garden and Gun, among others. She teaches fiction in the MFA program at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the editor of the South Carolina food magazine edibleUpcountry. Warlick is ...moreMore about Ashley Warlick...