Folly Beach : A Lowcountry Tale
With its sandy beaches and bohemian charms, surfers and suits alike consider Folly Beach to be one of South Carolina's most historic and romantic spots. It is also the land where the ghosts of Cate Cooper's past roam freely. Cate never thought she'd wind up in this tiny cottage named the Porgy House on this breathtakingly lovely strip of coast. But circumstances have changed, thanks to her newly dead husband who has left her homeless, broke, and unmoored. Yet "Folly Beach" holds more than just memories. Once upon a time another woman found unexpected bliss within its welcoming arms. An artist, writer, and colleague of the revered George Gershwin, Dorothy Heyward enjoyed the greatest moments of her life at Folly with her beloved husband, DuBose. And though the Heywards are long gone, their passion and spirit lingers in every mango sunset and gentle ocean breeze. And for Cate, Folly, too, holds the promise of unexpected fulfillment when she is forced to look at her life and the zany characters that are her family anew. To her surprise, she will discover that you can go home again. "Folly Beach" doesn't just hold the girl she once was ...it also holds the promise of the woman she's always wanted - and is finally ready - to become.
- Paperback | 384 pages
- 106.68 x 170.18 x 33.02mm | 204.12g
- 20 May 2012
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- AVON BOOKS
- New York, United States
Alternating between Cate's personal journey of renewal and flashbacks into the lives of the Heywards, Frank's lush and literary paean to her beloved Lowcountry provides a romantic glimpse into an artistic past.--Booklist Alternating between Cate s personal journey of renewal and flashbacks into the lives of the Heywards, Frank s lush and literary paean to her beloved Lowcountry provides a romantic glimpse into an artistic past.--Booklist"
About Dorothea Benton Frank
New York Times bestseller Dorothea Benton Frank was born and raised on Sullivans Island, South Carolina. She resides in the New York area with her husband.