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Isle of Palms: A Lowcountry Tale, Book 3 | [Dorothea Benton Frank]

Isle of Palms: A Lowcountry Tale, Book 3

Dorothea Benton Frank is a treasure of American letters with numerous New York Times best-sellers to her credit and a portfolio full of critical acclaim. “Mixing high drama and high jinks” (Booklist), her third Lowcountry novel follows the fortunes of the dysfunctional Abbot family. Looking to set her life aright, Anna Lutz Abbot returns to her South Carolina lowcountry hometown. And as she attempts to right past wrongs, Anna receives help and support from a quirky cast of lovable locals sure to endear themselves to listeners.
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Dorothea Benton Frank is a treasure of American letters with numerous New York Times best-sellers to her credit and a portfolio full of critical acclaim. “Mixing high drama and high jinks” (Booklist), her third Lowcountry novel follows the fortunes of the dysfunctional Abbot family.

Looking to set her life aright, Anna Lutz Abbot returns to her South Carolina lowcountry hometown. And as she attempts to right past wrongs, Anna receives help and support from a quirky cast of lovable locals sure to endear themselves to listeners.

©2003 Dorothea Benton Frank (P)2012 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Linda Lakeland, FL, United States 04-27-13
    Linda Lakeland, FL, United States 04-27-13
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    The author is funny and serious at times. Book was great. Really enjoyed the story. Easy listening to.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sheryl Calgary, AB, Canada 02-04-13
    Sheryl Calgary, AB, Canada 02-04-13 Member Since 2010
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    "A feel good story"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes-


    What other book might you compare Isle of Palms to and why?

    I quite enjoy these stories by Dorthea B Frank-they are not all fluff and stuff. They are about real people and how they try and cope with real life vs age old rules handed down to them


    Have you listened to any of Robin Miles’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No
    But I sure will look for more that she has read


    Who was the most memorable character of Isle of Palms and why?

    Jim
    Ah to have a friend like that without any sexual issues


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Linnie Boyes Everett, WA USA 01-31-13
    Linnie Boyes Everett, WA USA 01-31-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Loved this story."
    What made the experience of listening to Isle of Palms the most enjoyable?

    Sounded like I was listening to someone's life story. Had reality to it.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Isle of Palms?

    It made me laugh a lot. Loved the southern slangs and terms.


    What does Robin Miles bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    She reads so well. Brings all the characters to life. I think I would love listening to anything she reads. She pulls you into the story like you are there.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When the main character hit the fan and did major car damage.


    Any additional comments?

    Loved this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Tiffanye Jasper, AL, United States 09-30-13
    Tiffanye Jasper, AL, United States 09-30-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Love Annacabanna"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Isle of Palms to be better than the print version?

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    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Jim, he added color to every event. And of course Anna! Such a way with words.


    What about Robin Miles’s performance did you like?

    Liked it very much!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Laugh out LOUD!!!


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    One of my favorites!

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