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The Guest Book

by Sarah Blake

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The Guest Book by Sarah Blake
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    May 2019, 448 pages

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Long buried secrets unmoor an upper crust East Coast family in this sweeping historical novel about privilege, class and bigotry in the 1930s-50s.

Sarah Blake's critically-acclaimed third novel The Guest Book was a hit with our First Impressions reviewers, with 18 out of 24 respondents rating the book four or five stars.

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Three generations of intriguing women. An exclusive family-owned island off the coast of Maine. Lives of privilege versus lives without. A strict sense of matriarchal duty. Secrets. Regrets. All elements that draw me in for a good read. All elements in Sarah Blake's The Guest Book. I was hooked from page one (Gail K). Sarah Blake has written a beautiful and thoughtful book about the way money and power can color the way we see – and want to be seen in – the world. Ogden and Kitty Milton purchased an island off of the coast of Maine in the 1930s. 20 years later, their grandchildren are left to decide what to do with it. As they struggle matching reality to their childhood ...

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