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Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank

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Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank

Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank

Cate Cooper is not having a good month.  Her husband commits suicide and at his funeral she learns about his affairs, love child and his impending bankruptcy.  It is all very hard to take in.  Then the repo men come to repossess everything in her house.  Homeless, broke and confused Cate flees New Jersey and returns to Folly Beach, SC, to her Aunt Daisy’s house.  A touch of the magic of the south exactly what she needs to turn her life around.


This is a great later-in-life love story and a tale with a very southern feel.  The characters of Folly Beach are quirky and memorable and the home Cate is living in (the former home of Dorothy and DuBose Heyward, the writer of Porgy) is a character all its own.  A feel good story about how a person can pick up the pieces after it seems that their life has completely fallen apart.

If you enjoy southern accents, don’t miss this one on audio. 

By | 2017-05-08T19:47:14+00:00 May 30th, 2013|SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|
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