Loss of Innocence
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Loss of Innocence by Richard North Patterson

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Published .
Written in English


  • Large type books,
  • Family secrets,
  • Fiction,
  • Families,
  • Young women

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A family drama of dark secrets and individual awakenings is set against the backdrop of the turbulent summer of 1968 in Martha"s Vineyard, where twenty-two-year-old Whitney Dane begins questioning her goals and sense of independence at the side of a fiercely ambitious, underprivileged man.

Edition Notes

StatementRichard North Patterson
LC ClassificationsPS3566.A8242 L67 2013b
The Physical Object
Pagination446 pages (large print)
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26920252M
ISBN 101611739446
ISBN 109781611739442
LC Control Number2013029059
OCLC/WorldCa880969350, 853313666

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