The Vacationers

The Vacationers

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Celebrating their thirty-fifth anniversary and their daughter's high-school graduation during a two-week vacation in Mallorca, Franny and Jim Post confront old secrets, hurts, and rivalries that reveal sides of themselves they try to conceal.

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For the Posts, a two-week trip to the Balearic island of Mallorca with their extended family and friends is a celebration: Franny and Jim are observing their thirty-fifth wedding anniversary, and their daughter, Sylvia, has graduated from high school. The sunlit island, its mountains and beaches, its tapas and tennis courts, also promise an escape from the tensions simmering at home in Manhattan. But all does not go according to plan: over the course of the vacation, secrets come to light, old and new humiliations are experienced, childhood rivalries resurface, and ancient wounds are exacerbated.

Publisher: New York :, Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA),, 2014
ISBN: 9781629235769
Characteristics: 1 online resource :,digital.
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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siammarino Sep 22, 2014

Sylvia's family is falling apart after her father seduces an intern at work and gets fired, but her mom organizes a vacation in Maiorca, Spain which pulls the family together. Sylvia falls for her handsome Spanish tutor, and matures into an independent woman ready to start college. Vacations have a way of testing relationships and making the truth come out!

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