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Publisher's Summary

Return with Portia and her younger brother, Foster, as they rediscover an abandoned summer resort, consisting of deserted crumbling Victorian summer homes surrounding a vanished lake, which is now a swamp.
Don't miss Gone-Away Lake, the first book about Portia and Foster's adventures.
©1961 Elizabeth Enright, copyright renewed 1989 by Nicholas W. Gillham, Oliver Gillham, and Robert Gillham II; (P)2004 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.

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"Colleen Delany's lovely reading voice matches the book's old-fashioned formal tone, providing just the right qualities of wonder and mystery." (AudioFile)

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Enright's stories are awesome.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Definitely.

Any additional comments?

Enright manages to write absorbing children's stories without dragging in the usual conflicts and plot devices which fill up and drag down most children's literature. She fills her stories with the stuff of real childhood -- imagined or true -- and kids eat it up. Her stories have been family favorites for years.

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