Jennifer McCartney Afloat

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Afloat

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It is the summer of 2000 and Bell, a student from Minnesota, is employed at an elite restaurant on Mackinac island. With a circumference of just nine miles and no automobiles allowed, this unique resort on Lake Michigan is teeming with horse-drawn carriages, top-shelf vodka, bicycles, smoked whitefish and inspiring relationships.

Forty years later, Bell is stranded in her St Paul home clearing away the belongings of a lifetime while she awaits the arrival of a guest from that deceptively idyllic summer.

Afloat is an exquisitely distilled exploration of material and spiritual values and – equally – a riveting story of loyalty, betrayal and survival.

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Afloat [byJenniferMcCartney. English original]

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An exhilarating debut, a bracing, sassy novel with a hugely poignant core (Zoe Strachan)

'Both idyllic and dystopian, a book peopled with layered, likeable characters whose dialogue is fresh, whose insights are sharp, and whose story stays with you.' Steven Heighton

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