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Cicada Summer

3.25  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Every thirteenth summer, the cicadas returned to Wilamet, Oklahoma, and this year Susanna Foster vowed to come back, too. Once, she'd been passionately determined to right the world's wrongs, to "make a difference" in the nation's capital. But bureaucracy had led to statistics, not solutions, to pencil-pushing, not people--and certainly not passion.

So Susanna was coming ho
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Paperback, 250 pages
Published November 1st 1990 by Silhouette Books (first published 1990)
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Roberta
May 22, 2013 Roberta rated it liked it
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A well-written and edited book with a very likeable romantic couple in an enjoyable setting in Wilamet, Oklahoma. The question is, can college-educated Susanna Foster find happiness with illiterate fisherman, Lucas Grant? Lucas is so ideal in every other way that I find it difficult to imagine a woman shallow enough to dump him merely because he is functionally illiterate.

The reason that I didn't give the book a higher rating is that the author was heavy-handed with lectures to readers on accep
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The author's writing credits range from poetry and children’s stories to a wide range of fiction and nonfiction; she also has eight years of concentrated technical writing and editing experience. Her work has been published in the Christian Science Monitor, Tucson American, and other newspapers and magazines, textbook supplements, and training manuals. Carolyn Matthews has written four Silhouette ...more
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