The Firelight GirlsBook - 2014
"The summers you spend at summer camp are indelibly etched on your heart. But what happens when the camp you love is about to close? Can you ever really say good-bye to the place that made you who you are? These are the questions that plague Ethel, the seventy-year-old former camp director who is nursing a broken heart after losing the love of her life as she now faces the impending closure of the camp on Lake Wenatchee that she called home. It's also a question that inspires change in forty-year-old Shannon, who spent the summers of her youth as a vibrant, capable camp counselor and is now directionless after watching her career implode. And there's Laura, who has lost all intimacy with her husband, and doesn't know if she can save what seems to be gone. Finally, Ruby, who betrayed Ethel years ago and hasn't spoken to her since, hopes this will be her chance to make amends. When the four women learn that a homeless teen has been hiding at the camp, they realize that it is a place that represents something much more immediate for all: survival. And so the three generations of women search for a way to save the place that saved them all, finding in the process a way back to themselves and each other in The Firelight Girls, Kaya McLaren's novel of love and loss, heartbreak and healing"--Jacket.
Publisher: New York :, St. Martin's Griffin,, 2014
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: FICTION McLaren 2014
Characteristics: 344 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Firelight girls : a novel