Title: Summer of '79: A Summer of '69 Story
Author: Elin Hilderbrand
Catch up with Blair, Jessie, and Kirby ten years after the summer everything changed. This "Summer of '69 story" by Elin Hilderbrand will be published in print in spring 2021 as part of a Dorothea Benton Frank tribute anthology. Get it now in digital form, for a limited time!
This is a short story featuring the Foley-Levans.
The family is united in saying their goodbyes to Exalta who has passed away after battling pneumonia and a stroke.
Blair is now divorced from Angus. Her twins are ten now.
Kirby is writing for Cosmo and smoking pot and snorting cocaine.
Tiger is a war hero and a successful businessman. He’s happily married to Magee but dealing with infertility issues.
Lastly, Jessie is in her second year of law school but alone after she found out her boyfriend, Theo cheated.
For all of them and Kate and David going back to Nantucket, it’s in a way a new beginning.
Enjoyable and delightful is to have one more glance at this family and their memorable characters. Summer of ‘79 left this reader with a smile on her face and a true desire to have another book with them in it.