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By invitation only a novel

by Frank, Dorothea Benton,

Format: Book on MP3 Disc 2018
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies
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Penn Hills Library Audio Visual PL FRA
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  PL FRA
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Sewickley Public Library AV - Playaways CHECKED OUT
Location  Sewickley Public Library
Collection  AV - Playaways
Perennial New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank returns to her beloved Lowcountry of South Carolina, this time to Johns Island, where she brings her humor and heart to two competing strawberry farms and the love and friendship that blossoms between them.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "South Carolina's Low Country is the heart of this tender paean to young love and midlife makeovers, but Benton Frank (Same Beach, Next Year) also blends the allure of big-city swagger into her smart and funny account of modern wedding madness. As middle-aged divorcée Diane prepares for the upcoming wedding of her only child, Fred, to city slicker Shelby, she thinks of all the reasons why the blend of a "tribe of hillbillies" and Chicago socialites might prove disastrous. These include Diane's lady-killer brother, Floyd, and her shoot-from-the-hip mom, Virnell. Susan, Shelby's mother, narrates in alternating chapters and unveils her doubts about the match after her plans for a lavish, society-page worthy wedding start to fall apart while her husband's financial issues increasingly come to the fore. It'll be Shelby and Fred who ultimately quell the rancor with their own plans to do "a better job of being a family," laying the groundwork for a hilarious rehearsal dinner hoedown amid an epic Chicago snowstorm and a sweetly intimate wedding day. New beginnings bubble throughout, with Diane taking a second look at love and Susan being forced into much-needed soul-searching and unexpected new relationships. Benton Frank readers will be richly rewarded by this endearing story of love and family. (May) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."

Additional Information
Subjects City and town life -- Fiction.
Weddings -- Fiction.
Rich people -- Fiction.
Social conflict -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
South Carolina -- Fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Publisher Solon, Ohio :2018
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Patterson, Courtney, narrator.
Bennett, Susan (Narrator), narrator.
HarperCollins (Firm)
Harper Audio (Firm)
Playaway Digital Audio.
Findaway World, LLC.
Participants/Performers Read by Courtney Patterson & Susan Bennett.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
"Harper Audio."
Previously released by HarperCollins Publishers, ℗2018.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Description 1 audio media player (approximately 10.5 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
ISBN 9781509475445
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