By Kathy Giuffre
In an try and break out from her tense lifestyles as a unmarried operating mom of 2 younger boys, Kathy Giuffre books a year-long journey for 4 in a tropical paradise. on the final minute, her boyfriend publicizes he's not becoming a member of them, and Kathy reveals herself in an unlivable condo in Rarotonga, a tiny speck in the course of the South Pacific Ocean. Her not going savior is Emily, an 82-year-old Maori girl with a wide white residence at the fringe of the sea, which the 2 girls proportion with callous missionaries, the ghosts of Emily’s ancestors, and, in short, a extraordinary couple from japanese Europe. As time passes, Kathy is seduced by way of the island and its humans and by way of emotions she hasn't ever sooner than skilled. this can be an inspirational tale approximately having the braveness to go looking for anything higher and discovering it—serenity, sensuality, and, eventually, love.
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An Afternoon in Summer: My Year on a South Sea Island, Doing Nothing, Gaining Everything, and Finally Falling in Love by Kathy Giuffre