By Kathy Giuffre
In an try to get away from her demanding existence 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 pronounces he is not becoming a member of them, and Kathy reveals herself in an unlivable residence in Rarotonga, a tiny speck in the midst of the South Pacific Ocean. Her not going savior is Emily, an 82-year-old Maori lady with a wide white condo at the fringe of the sea, which the 2 ladies percentage with callous missionaries, the ghosts of Emily’s ancestors, and, in brief, a weird and wonderful couple from japanese Europe. As time passes, Kathy is seduced via the island and its humans and by means of emotions she hasn't ever ahead of skilled. this is often an inspirational tale approximately having the braveness to go looking for whatever greater 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