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The story concerns the decline of the once grand Mason family From the Hardcover editi A deeply textured book that moves you to the rhythms and customs of the Eastern Shore in the 30s and some would say that it's as accurate a representation of now as of then A family moves into the ancestral estate when their other options in life have evaporated Appreciate that this is a rather distant branch of the family but that's all that is left Their dreams and desires are shaped as much by the physical setting as by their internal search for fulfillment It is not a book to rush through Like the Shore itself it demands that you move with the time and tides

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