Sep 26, 2020
Summer of '69
Posted by Elin Hilderbrand

Follow New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand back in time and join a Nantucket family as they experience the drama, intrigue, and upheaval of a 1960s summer.Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century It s 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a changing Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at the Follow New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand back in time and join a Nantucket family as they experience the drama, intrigue, and upheaval of a 1960s summer.Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century It s 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a changing Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother s historic home in downtown Nantucket but this year Blair, the oldest sister, is marooned in Boston, pregnant with twins and unable to travel Middle sister Kirby, a nursing student, is caught up in the thrilling vortex of civil rights protests, a passion which takes her to Martha s Vineyard with her best friend, Mary Jo Kopechne Only son Tiger is an infantry soldier, recently deployed to Vietnam Thirteen year old Jessie suddenly feels like an only child, marooned in the house with her out of touch grandmother who is hiding some secrets of her own As the summer heats up, Teddy Kennedy sinks a car in Chappaquiddick, a man flies to the moon, and Jessie experiences some sinking and flying herself, as she grows into her own body and mind.In her first historical novel, rich with the details of an era that shaped both a country and an island thirty miles out to sea, Elin Hilderbrand once again proves her title as queen of the summer novel Get A Copy Kindle Store 14.99 StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksAppl

  • Title: Summer of '69
  • Author: Elin Hilderbrand
  • ISBN: 0316420018
  • Page: 155
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Summer of Follow New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand back in time and join a Nantucket family as they experience the drama intrigue and upheaval of a s summer Welcome to the most tum

    Melissa

    People are people More than anything else, it s the people Elin Hilderbrand brings to life among her pages that have me chomping at the bit for her annual June and now October releases And while many authors contribute to this genre space, for me it is Hilderbrand s smart and often relatable approach to the beach read that has become synonymous with summer Her work eliciting an eager reader ready to jump on a ferry to Nantucket for a dose of scenery, local eats, and unparalleled [...]


    Nilufer Ozmekik

    4 full, family drama, sisterhood, entertaining, amazing journey to the end of sixties while listening Man on the moon and singing those were the best days of my life as like Bryan Adams sang stars You don t have to be Marty McFly by driving a special car is invented by your Dr Brown for time travelling Elin Hilderbrand already takes us back to the end of sixties, a remarkable, memorable time for American and also human history 1969This is the time of Beatles Abbey Road album releasing,Time 4 ful [...]


    Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader

    To say I ve been ecstatic to read Elin Hilderbrand s first historical fiction book is an understatement Last summer, she wrote her first murder mystery, and this summer she brings us Summer of 69 Expect the stories the Nantucket stories we ve known and loved from our beloved EH, but this time, with a historic backdrop The Levin family spends its summers on Nantucket, and everyone looks forward to it They stay at their grandmother s stately, historic home But this year, things ar To say I ve been [...]


    Brenda - Host of Traveling Sisters & Friends

    Summer of 69 is my first book I read by Elin Hilderbrand and I have to say it was the perfect one to start with It s already coming up to the end of summer and we haven t had any summer weather and I really enjoyed being swept away to the sun in Nantucket The cover alone took me to my happy summer place Elin Hilderbrand weaves a historical fiction, family drama with a beach read that was the perfect summer read for me She vividly creates the iconic American summer of 69 while capturing eac Summe [...]


    Norma * Traveling Sister

    Evocative, entrancing, absorbing I have been meaning to read one of ELIN HILDERBRAND books for quite a while now and I am so glad that I finally followed through and read my very first book by her This is some fine storytelling here I totally loved the dynamics between the characters, was full heartedly entranced by the setting, enraptured by the premise, and had a deep fondness for the whole story in general SUMMER OF 69 by ELIN HILDERBRAND is a nostalgic, fun, touching, moving, and b Evocative [...]


    Kim ~ It’s All About the Thrill

    Wow I just really loved this book, I certainly didn t want it to end I rarely say that about a book as I am usually ready for it to wrap up, but not this one I found myself completely immersed in their story and it felt so real.This is my first book I have read by Elin Hilderbrand and I was blown away I love her style of writing and I truly felt like I wasn t reading, I got swept up and lost in the world of a summer in Nantucket It probably does help that I love the whole idea of what it wou Wow [...]


    NZLisaM

    Fun in the sun in the summer of 69 Let s see how many times I mention summer during this review.This was the embodiment of the feel good summer read, without being sappy or melodramatic I ve been waiting all year for its release and it was everything I imagined, and.The story centres on one family the blended Foley Levin clan Every June they leave the stifling city heat of Boston for three months, to vacation at their grandmother s summer house on Nantucket and this summer of 69 i Fun in [...]



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