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Here’s To Us by Elin Hilderbrand []



In Hilderbrand’s latest outing, three wives (two former, one current) and their children gather to mourn and celebrate the life of the man they all loved at the island home they shared with him. Celebrity chef Deacon Thorpe lived passionately, on a quest to recreate the feeling of a single perfect day spent with his father when he was thirteen. That memory centered on Nantucket, where he celebrated his earliest success by buying a cottage and building years of memories with his family. Nearly thirty years later, each of them changed by their relationship with him, his wives (high school sweetheart, award-winning actress, former nanny) address their rivalries while their children (travel writer and heroin addict, brilliant young chef, nine-year-old princess) grieve. Deacon’s best friend, manager, and executor has learned that the money is gone and the house is in arrears. No one wants to lose it, and only one of them has the resources to save it.

Ideal for new and old fans, those who enjoy tales of rarefied angst, and beachgoers.

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