Body Surfing: A Novel

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Anita Shreve

Narrated By: Lolita Davidovich

Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA

Date: April 2007

Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes


At the age of 29, Sydney has already been once divorced and once widowed. Trying to regain her footing, she has answered an ad to tutor the teenage daughter of a well-to-do couple as they spend a sultry summer in their oceanfront New Hampshire cottage. But when the Edwards's two grown sons, Ben and Jeff, arrive at the beach house, Sydney finds herself caught up in a destructive web of old tensions and bitter divisions. As the brothers vie for her affections, the fragile existence Sydney has rebuilt is threatened. With the subtle wit, lyrical language, and brilliant insight into the human heart that has led her to be called 'an author at one with her metier' (Miami Herald), Shreve weaves a story about marriage, family, and the supreme courage it takes to love.


  • Anonymous

    Wonderful characterizations, moving story. Could do without the descriptions of every single item in every room though.

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