Jun 22, 2020AMWayment rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
t's 1969 and the Levin family is ready to go to Nantucket where they go every summer. Before that though, their worst nightmare happened - their son, Tiger, was drafted and sent to the Vietnam war and there's nothing they can do to stop…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jun 19, 2020pozrob rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
Well-spun yarn about a Brahmin family’s trials and tribulations during the turbulent sixties. Historical accuracy along with the locales of Boston, Brookline and Nantucket made for an enjoyable read. Looking back, the social upheavals of…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jan 13, 2020KarolineWriter rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
I loved this book and raced through it. The characters were engaging as well as the setting - who doesn't love Nantucket? Definitely recommend if you like historical fiction and great
Oct 28, 2019JCLHeatherM rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Elin Hilderbrand's first foray into historical fiction tackles a polarizing summer as the United States is sucked in deeper into the Vietnam War and protesters take to the streets to make their voices heard.
Aug 11, 2019AnneCarolineDrake rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
During the summer of '69, I was a young, naive bride who had jettisoned with considerable glee her small town life for the bright lights of Chicago.
While the book captured the headlines of the summer, it didn't fully deliver on the …Read moreRead more of this comment
Jul 29, 2019Gina_Vee rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
This title is on the New York Times Bestseller List and rightfully so. I hesitated to check this book out because I don't naturally gravitate towards anything that might look like historical fiction, but this was a really good read!…Read moreRead more of this comment