The Guest Book

The Guest Book An unforgettable love story a novel about past mistakes and betrayals that ripple throughout generations The Guest Book examines not just a privileged American family but a privileged Americ
  • Title: The Guest Book
  • Author: Sarah Blake
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  • Page: 238
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Guest Book
    An unforgettable love story, a novel about past mistakes and betrayals that ripple throughout generations, The Guest Book examines not just a privileged American family, but a privileged America It is a literary triumph The Guest Book follows three generations of a powerful American family, a family that used to run the world.And when the novel begins in 1935, they stil An unforgettable love story, a novel about past mistakes and betrayals that ripple throughout generations, The Guest Book examines not just a privileged American family, but a privileged America It is a literary triumph The Guest Book follows three generations of a powerful American family, a family that used to run the world.And when the novel begins in 1935, they still do Kitty and Ogden Milton appear to have everything perfect children, good looks, a love everyone envies But after a tragedy befalls them, Ogden tries to bring Kitty back to life by purchasing an island in Maine That island, and its house, come to define and burnish the Milton family, year after year after year And it is there that Kitty issues a refusal that will haunt her till the day she dies.In 1959 a young Jewish man, Len Levy, will get a job in Ogden s bank and earn the admiration of Ogden and one of his daughters, but the scorn of everyone else Len s best friend Reg Pauling has always been the only black man in the room at Harvard, at work, and finally at the Miltons island in Maine.An island that, at the dawn of the 21st century, this last generation doesn t have the money to keep When Kitty s granddaughter hears that she and her cousins might be forced to sell it, and when her husband brings back disturbing evidence about her grandfather s past, she realizes she is on the verge of finally understandin
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  • Sarah Blake

    Sarah is the author of the novels, Grange House, the bestselling The Postmistress, and The Guest Book forthcoming a chapbook of poems, Full Turn, and the artist book Runaway Girls in collaboration with the artist Robin Kahn She lives in Washington DC with her husband, the poet Joshua Weiner, their two sons, and a little white dog.

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  • The Guest Book by Sarah Blake is a 2019 Flatiron Books publication An Epic multi generational family saga exposing long buried secrets and truths not only providing a mirrored reflection of the privileged Milton s, but of the entire country as well There is the crime and there is silence In the mid thirties, golden couple Ogden and Kitty Milton, recovering from a horrific tragedy, purchase Crockett Island, making it a point of renewal They will summer there every year of their lives, ther The Gu [...]


  • She knew silence often flew in between families and roosted Slow, inexplicable angers grew without roots Nothing special, no story What the study of history had taught her, clearly, after years and years, was that she might pull up the single moments from the darkness where they lay centuries old, she might point to a spot in time, a line in a diary, the particular shredding of a blue ribbon used to tie a shoe, she might string these together and say here is what happened And history would She k [...]


  • 4 starsA family saga spanning three generations, a story complicated by secrets that take decades to be revealed A privileged family, with money, a father so conscious of the family status reflected in the symbol of the island off the coast of Maine that he just has to buy it I want this place, he said quietly I want this house to be ours And everyone sailing by would know it stood for us It would mean something They d see it and think, there s the Milton place Kitty and Ogden Milton 4 starsA fa [...]


  • Lovely writing, a historical family drama featuring generations of characters, a focus on important social themes related race and privilege Slow and a bit lengthy for my personal preference, but I can see many readers enjoying this overall.Thank you to Flatiron Books for generously mailing me an advance readers edition of Sarah Blake s The Guest Book In exchange, I agreed to share my honest thoughts on and my other favorite social media sites readtheguestbook


  • There s a stunning scene toward the beginning of Sarah Blake s new novel, The Guest Book, that follows a wealthy young mother gliding around New York and then to her elegant mansion in a charmingly choreographed dance of delight that ends with her 5 year old son falling from a window to his death.Such a tragedy might shatter other families, but the Miltons are not other families Ogden and Kitty Milton are the union of America s bluest bloodlines, aristocrats who have provided a model of decor Th [...]


  • Privilege Secrets History Family.The Guest Book is a sweeping tale of three generations of the Milton family This book moves back and forth in time, showcasing secrets and consequences This book showcases old money, racism, glamour, status, opulence, limelight, privilege, power, choices, inequality, and the economic divide Each generation showcases the mindset of not only the family but society at large With each new generation comes acceptance, awareness, growth and change But is it eno Privile [...]


  • This book is THE BOOK for general fiction in 2019 An amazing, brilliant read which will have the power of Steinbach An incredible read encompassing three generations, the origins and fall of the old wealth A book which comments on society and bigotry of pre war money, behavior and views on to the recent past This is a profound novel, one which holds you in thrall to the last page, the last word Reasons I enjoyed this book Easy to readEntertainingGreat world buildingHauntingInformativeInspi This [...]


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