The Inn at Lake Devine
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Published by John Curley & Assoc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Humorous,
  • Romance - General,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

ContributionsBeth Fowler (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7811500M
ISBN 100792722922
ISBN 109780792722922
OCLC/WorldCa41656654

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The Inn at Lake Devine will enchant readers with the beguiling voice, elegant charm, and deft storytelling that have been hallmarks of Elinor Lipman’s previous novels and . The Inn at Lake Devine might be called a "revenge comedy." At the end the Berrys lose the Inn, and both of their sons take up with Jewish women. At the end the Berrys lose the Inn, and both of their sons take up with Jewish women. The Inn's letter said, "Dear Mrs. Marx: Thank you for your inquiry. Our two-bedroom cabins rent at the weekly rate of sixty-five (U.S.) dollars. We do have a few openings during the period you. She manages to wangle an invitation to join a friend on holiday there - and, as her obsession begins with the family that has excluded her, she sets in train events which will change her life, and which will tie her forever to the eccentric family who run the Inn at Lake Devine.

Natalie's family, who live in Massachusetts, summered each year in the s either at the beach or on the lakes; one summer, in response to an inquiry her mother addressed to the Inn at Lake Devine in Vermont, a letter came from the proprietor, Ingrid Berry, saying that their guests were all Gentiles. Young Natalie was both angry and : Elinor Lipman. The Inn at Lake Devine is a tale of both pride and prejudice in America as it sits on the cusp of the civil rights movement. Despite the fact that the novel explores religious rather than racial. I learned about this book through the Readers' edition of Shelf Awareness, an e-newsletter about books. I'm so glad I read The Inn at Lake Devine. A young Jewish girl becomes angry at a hotel keeper's prejudice against Jews, indicated indirectly but purposefully in a written response to the girl's mother's inquiry about reserving rooms.4/5(62).   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The Inn at Lake Devine by Elinor Lipman. Publication date Topics Jewish teenagers -- Fiction, Gentiles -- Fiction, Jews -- Vermont -- Fiction, Prejudices -- Fiction, Vermont -- FictionPages: