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Outer Banks
Outer Banks
Author: Anne Rivers Siddons
"They are love, those rare early friendships." As she travels to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a reunion with three of her college chums, Kate Abrams ponders the past. Had she ever known anyone as intimately as these three? There's smart, tough Cecie; foolish, lonely Fig; and pert, wealthy Ginger, who married young Kate's great love. Kat...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781559944779
ISBN-10: 1559944773
Publication Date: 6/1/1991
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: HarperAudio
Book Type: Audio Cassette
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
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Modaba avatar reviewed Outer Banks on + 75 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Outer Banks is a page turner! It is a well-crafted tale with twists and turns! I absolutely loved it! The characters are wonderful and unforgettable. If you are looking to be completely enveloped in a saga, this is the book for you!
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Helpful Score: 1
Absolutely love this book! Read it 20 years ago and realized when I wanted to re-read it that I didn't own a copy. What Anne Rivers Siddons manages to do in these pages is create an atmosphere in which you feel like you are in the story experiencing everything right along with the narrator. It brings to life all the feelings that you experience in college and the strong friendships that you find while you're there.

And, to top it off there's an interesting twist at the end of the story that I wasn't expecting. Well worth the read.
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Betrayal, and madness, love, and redemption- they meet that summer on the Outer Banks.... 3 months on the New York Times Bestseller List!
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This is one of the best books I have ever read. It helped that I have visited the outer banks twice now but even if you are not familiar with the banks, the author just makes it appear in you mind as beautifully as an artist could paint it. The story is a heart wrenching and enjoyable tale of four friends and a man and how they all are wrapped in each others lives from collage to there elderly days. I enjoyed every word of it. Please read this book and you won't be sorry. Enjoy!
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Another wonderful book by Siddons with an idyllic setting in the Outer Banks on the North Carolina coast. It takes you away to the grand old weatherbeaten houses on the edge of the sea.
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Wow - just seeing the title again brought the story rushing back in detail, and makes me want to reread it. Loved this book.
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This is large print
bythebook avatar reviewed Outer Banks on
This is the story of four college friends who don't see other for 30 years and then reunite for one week.
The story is told from the viewpoint of one of the women and the first half of the book is mostly looking back on those younger years. The end was definitely an unexpected turn of events.
I like Siddons' writing style and, even though this book is not a favorite, it was still worth reading.
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I just couldn't really get into this book! Not what I expected I guess...!
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not my favorite siddons book, but worth a read
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I love Anne Rivers Siddons. I read a review of one of her books that said, "One doesn't just read Anne Rivers Siddons, you dwell in her books." And this is so true. I lose myself in her her use of descriptive language. This book is on exception. Wonderful read.
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The story follows 4 ladies through the travil of college romance and sisterhood, then picks them up 28yrs. later and resolves their major psychiatric problems, some happilyh, others not so. If you like the last minute convolutions Ms.Siddons is known for, you will enjoy this novel. It would make a good summer vacation read.
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A story that begins with 4 sorority sisters and ends 30 years later when they come back together in the south to experience again the love, the enthusiasm, the passion, pain and betrayal that made them into the woman they have become.
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Betrayal & madness, love and redemption that meet one summer on the Outer Banks.