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Summer of '69  Cover Image Book Book

Summer of '69 / Elin Hilderbrand.

Hilderbrand, Elin, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316420013 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0316420018 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 425 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.

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Four siblings experience the drama, intrigue, and upheaval of a summer when everything changed , in New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand's first historical novel 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 like so much else in America, nothing is the same: Blair, the oldest sister, is marooned in Boston, pregnant with twins and unable to travel. Middle sister Kirby, caught up in the thrilling vortex of civil rights protests and determined to be independent, takes a summer job on Martha's Vineyard. 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 and her worried mother, each of them hiding a troubling secret. As the summer heats up, Ted Kennedy sinks a car in Chappaquiddick, man flies to the moon, and Jessie and her family experience their own dramatic upheavals along with the rest of the country. In her first historical novel, rich with the details of an era that shaped both a nation and an island thirty miles out to sea, Elin Hilderbrand once again earns her title as queen of the summer novel.
Subject: Family vacations > Fiction.
Social conflict > Fiction.
Families > Massachusetts > Nantucket Island > Fiction.
Civil rights movements > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
United States > History > 1961-1969 > Fiction.
Nineteen sixty-nine, A.D. > Fiction.
Nantucket Island (Mass.) > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.

Available copies

  • 52 of 93 copies available at Bibliomation.


  • 4 current holds with 93 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ansonia Public Library FIC HILDERBRAND, ELIN (Text) 34045120738310 Adult Fiction Checked out 08/19/2022
Ansonia Public Library FIC HILDERBRAND, ELIN (Text) 34045125054473 Adult Fiction Available -
Babcock Library - Ashford F Hil (Text) 33110144135546 Adult Fiction Available -
Beacon Falls Public Library FIC HIL (Text) 33120143473517 Adult Fiction Available -
Beardsley & Memorial Library - Winsted FIC HILDERB (Text) 33750000073717 Adult Fiction Available -
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford 813 HILDERBRAND, E. (Text) 32544072547572 Adult Fiction Checked out 08/19/2022
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton FIC Hil (Text) 33160142927105 Adult Fiction Checked out 09/02/2022
Bethel Public Library HILDERBRAND (Text) 34030141531753 Adult Fiction Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport FIC HILDERBRAND (Text) 34000081489379 Adult Fiction Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry AF HIL (Text) 33260000300468 Adult Fiction Available -
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