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Gone-Away Lake

By: Elizabeth Enright
Narrated by: Colleen Delany
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Publisher's summary

Enjoy the adventures of eleven year-old Portia, who together with her younger brother, Foster, spend a summer with their cousin, Julian, engaged in more than the usual summer pastimes of sun, fun, and games. The three intrepid children soon discover a fascinating abandoned summer resort, consisting of deserted crumbling Victorian summer homes surrounding a vanished lake, which is now a swamp. But, best of all, they discover and befriend an elderly eccentric brother and sister who tell them the story of Gone-Away Lake.
©1957 Elizabeth Enright, copyright renewed 1985 by Nicholas W. Gillham, Oliver Gillham, and Robert Gillham II (P)2003 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.

Critic reviews

"A brilliance and a humor that make it seem as if it were happening right this minute." (The New York Times Book Review)
"A beautifully written, wonderfully imaginative story." (Publishers Weekly)