It Happens in the Hamptons

CD - unabridged
Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: DD34457
Released: Jul 25, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538479506
Narrator/s: Em Eldridge
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In the Hamptons, the everyday people are as complicated and fascinating as the millionaires... When Katie Doyle moves across the country to the Hamptons, she is hoping for summer employment, new friends for her young son, and a chance to explore a new love affair with a dazzling investor. What she finds is a strange cocktail of classes, where societyA??s one-percenters vacation alongside local, hard-working people whoA??ve lived in the Hamptons for generations. Though sheA??s looking forward to their move, Katie is wary about mingling with her boyfriendsA?? East Coast elite circles. She soon discovers Southampton isnA??t all that it seems to be on the surfaceA??and neither are the people who live there. As George takes Katie on a whirlwind tour of country clubs, haute couture, and lavish events, she is amazed to witness sudden whims become dire needs, extra-marital affairs blossoming right and left, and people purchase friends and loyalties like a pair of shoes. Even the middle-class townspeople maintain a determined facade while maneuvering like sharks among the wealthy summer invaders. The more Katie becomes immersed, the more she learns the secrets of both the upstairs and downstairs, the upper crust and middle of the road. The combustion between the classes becomes explosive as the summer tears on. Betrayals, a sexual predator, and a missing person lost in murky waves drive the listener on a racing Learjet ride through impossible twists and turns until landing at the shocking conclusion. When she meets Luke, a local surfer and middle school teacher, he makes her question what it is she really wants as she understands the life sheA??s begun for herself is built on shifting HamptonsA?? dunes.

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Author(s): Holly Peterson
Narrator(s): Em Eldridge
Product Number Z100126850
Released: Jul 25, 2017
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Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062834218
Author(s): Holly Peterson
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Released: May 09, 2017
Business Term: 26 Circ
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