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5 edition of Body Surfing found in the catalog.

Body Surfing

by Anita Shreve

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown and Company in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24271747M
ISBN 109780316004411, 9780316004572, 9780316004466

Body Surfing by Anita Shreve is a MASTERPIECE in modern literature. It is so subtle and yet very descriptive and I felt myself swept away by the characters and plotline immediately. It is a story of love, family, longing, desire and the choices we make throughout our lives that affect it as a whole/5(8). Get this from a library! Body surfing. [Anita Shreve] -- The beach house in New Hampshire which figured in Anita Shreve's The Pilot's Wife, Fortune's Rocks, and Sea Glass is once again featured in Body Surfing. This time, it is the summer home of the.

Jul 22,  · Watching Mark Cunningham bodysurf is like watching the keel of a polished racing yacht cut through oil. I had been half-expecting this, but since I did not own a Speedo, I thought 2 that I might be exempt from the embarrassment of having to wear one. I knew that Mark had no problem parading around the beach in his man-kini, and the benefits of wearing one in the water are obvious 3, but Author: Brendon Thomas. Right away her latest book, Body Surfing, promises to be as good as her best.” —Deseret News “A harrowing and heart-wrenching story about the impossible decision one woman must make.” —Cosmopolitan “Impossible to put down and easy to read over and over, Body Surfing not only floats, it soars.” —blogorazzia.com

Jan 15,  · HAWAII Magazine reader John Stock wrote us with a question about the best Hawaii beaches for a favorite ocean activity:Is there anywhere I can find relatively safe body surfing beaches on Oahu and possibly the Big Island?Great question, John. But we thought it a good idea to expand our answer to include favorite body surfing beaches on Kauai, Maui and Lanai, too. " Body Surfing is a masterful story of family, life, and pain. It's a page blogorazzia.com you love the oceam, as i do, you will love Body Surfing. "Meredith | 6/12/" Written in a style that is very different from her usual writing, it took me a while to get used to this book.


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Body Surfing by Anita Shreve Download PDF EPUB FB2

Body Surfing is the story of Sydney, a once-divorced, once-widowed woman who comes to live on the New Hampshire coast to tutor the beautiful but intellectually challenged Julie, I read her first novel, Eden Close back in the 70s when it first came out and remember really liking it/5.

Mar 01,  · Body Surfing: A Novel [Anita Shreve] on blogorazzia.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Always readable-sometimes compulsively so-Shreve's novels /5().

Mar 01,  · Body Surfing: A Novel [Anita Shreve] on blogorazzia.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. At the age of 29, Sydney has already been once divorced and once widowed.

Trying to regain her footing once again/5(). Body Surfing I've read other books by Anita Shreve, so I don't know how I missed Body Surfing. Shreve has written a series of books that all take place in the same house on the New Hampshire coast.

Body Surfing takes place in the present, while the other books were all set in the past. Jan 01,  · Body Surfing was a treasure, from beginning to (surprising) end. Her language is so devoid of extras, as if she writes sentences, then crosses out all the superfluous words, leaving just the bare bones of eloquent, beautiful prose.

Somehow this house, and its predecessors,makes an appearance in every book.5/5(5). Anita Shreve is one of my favorite authors. She's adept at observing people and relationships and getting to the core truth of both.

I also love the fact that so many of her books take place in the same house in different periods of time. Body Surfing is just what you want a summer read to be- /5. Bodysurfing for beginners: Know before you go out there. This is a comprehensive guide on how to bodysurf, with tricks and tips on how to make your experience bodysurfing more enjoyable.

This how to was written for someone with little, to no experience in bodysurfing or the ocean. A completely forgettable story unworthy of Shreve’s other, great works, give Body Surfing a skip. *A Note on Edition: I listened to the audio book edition read by Lolita Davidovich.

Sadly, the reading and dramatic tones highlighted the lack of true content in the story and amplified the “trying too hard” atmosphere. Body Surfing Anita Shreve, Author. Little, Brown $ (p) ISBN Buy this book (a body surfer who frequented the beach near the Edwardses' home). Jeff and Sydney bond.

Body Surfing A Novel (Book): Shreve, Anita: At the age of 29, Sydney has already been once divorced and once widowed.

Trying to regain her footing once again, she has answered an ad to tutor the teenage daughter of a well-to-do couple as they spend a sultry summer in their oceanfront New Hampshire cottage. But when the Edwards' two grown sons, Ben and Jeff, arrive at the beach house, Sydney. InLos Angeles bodysurfer Ron Drummond published The Art of Wave-Riding, a page primer on bodysurfing basics, and the first book of any kind on surfing.

California surfer Owen Churchill visited Hawaii the following year and noticed that locals were able to increase the power of their kick stroke—and therefore catch waves easier. Sexy, savage, and thought-provoking, Body Surfing is an intense, unsettling trip into a strange new world -- one that just happens to look a lot like the one we already live in." -- Tim Kring, creator of Heroes.

The tension ratchets up with the arrival of Julie’s much older brothers: year-old Ben, a corporate-real-estate agent, and year-old MIT professor Jeff. Sydney doesn’t care for Ben, whom she thinks groped her when the brothers took her body surfing at night, and she’s disturbingly attracted to Jeff, who has a gorgeous blogorazzia.com: Anita Shreve.

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Discussion Questions Body Surfing. by Anita Shreve. How does the act of body surfing serve as a metaphor for the events that occur in Sydney. body surfing great book. anita shreve is very descriptive in her writing style and the story keeps getting better as it progresses.

I would definately recommend this book. 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. Wedding bells sound. But, being an Anita Shreve novel, the reader understands that this is not to be Sydney’s happily ever after, certainly not in the middle of the book. Betrayals, revelations, periods of deeper ungroundedness—these are to be the hapless Sydney’s fate.

Body Surfing is a departure in style from Shreve’s other. She body surfs in the ocean, getting sand down the neckline of her suit. As a child, when she took off her bathing suit, she would find handfuls of sand in the crotch. She lowers herself into the ocean to wash away the mottled clumps against her stomach, but then she sees a good wave coming.

I found myself in tears more than once before I finished reading the book. My one criticism was the conclusion. I wanted more: more Ben, more Sydney, more Julie; the story was incomplete. However, that did not stop me from liking this book. I was drawn-in by the characters.

I felt that I was leaving friends. Body Surfing was a remarkable read. Feb 17,  · In Body Surfing, celebrated author Dale Peck presents a beautifully written page-turner of a literary thriller. It is a mesmerizing tale in which a complete parallel universe is filled with shockingly dark corners where the secrets of human nature wait to be discovered/5.

BODY SURFING shares common themes with other Anita Shreve novels: the main character is tested repeatedly, the Edwards's beach house is the setting for several of her books (with different characters and time periods) and the tone is dark.

Nov 13,  · How to Bodysurf. Bodysurfing is a great way to catch small waves without a board. Find a set of waves, get in the water, and start practicing!

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