Emma Straub

The Vacationers

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For the Posts, a two-week trip to the Balearic island of Mallorca with their extended family and friends is a celebration: Franny and Jim are observing their thirty-fifth wedding anniversary, and their daughter, Sylvia, has graduated from high school. The sunlit island, its mountains and beaches, its tapas and tennis courts, also promise an escape from the tensions simmering at home in Manhattan. But all does not go according to plan: over the course of the vacation, secrets come to light, old and new humiliations are experienced, childhood rivalries resurface, and ancient wounds are exacerbated.
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    MissLaiLaishared an impression4 years ago
    🌴Beach Bag Book

    I found it a bit boring at first, but somehow I kept going out of curiosity. It's a super easy read, with a so-so story plot on a family and close friends on vacations. It was just okay, though I did approve of the happy ending.

Quotes

    MissLaiLaihas quoted4 years ago
    There was nothing in life harder or more important than agreeing every morning to stay the course, to go back to your forgotten self of so many years ago, and to make the same decision. Marriages, like ships, needed steering, and steady hands at the wheel.

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