Garrick's Landing

Garrick s Landing I loved the author s voice in this book I loved the southern feel Set at the beginning of World War II it shows how innocent our country was before Pearl Harbor Lainey Marston just graduating from h

  • Title: Garrick's Landing
  • Author: Rita Wheeler Ann Wintrode
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 345
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • I loved the author s voice in this book I loved the southern feel Set at the beginning of World War II, it shows how innocent our country was before Pearl Harbor Lainey Marston, just graduating from high school, gives in to her football hero boyfriend and marries him before he signs up to fight for our country He asks for her to give him one happy moment before he goesI loved the author s voice in this book I loved the southern feel Set at the beginning of World War II, it shows how innocent our country was before Pearl Harbor Lainey Marston, just graduating from high school, gives in to her football hero boyfriend and marries him before he signs up to fight for our country He asks for her to give him one happy moment before he goes to war and dies Lainey s the daughter of a rich, kind banker Brice is the son of a lazy, cruel alcoholic When Brice wrecks Lainey s car and ruins his legs, he s no longer fit for duty Lainey s father convinces her to annul their marriage, and everything twists into a horrible, ugly mess from there Brice s mother is an enabler, who believes that marriage is sacred Once you say I do, you re stuck for life Brice is a decent person, stuck in a crappy situation He s not always nice, but he has potential Lainey is young and idealistic The clash of cultures is deafening And the ending has grim momentsd some high ones.

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    About “Rita Wheeler Ann Wintrode

    • Rita Wheeler Ann Wintrode

      Rita Wheeler is a daughter of the south with southern roots that run deep She reads voraciously and writes southern flavored fiction with the same driving passion Other interests are travel, photography and long, rambling walks with her dog Lucy She and Lucy, by the way, are joined at the heart Rita has written for most of her adult years, primarily non fiction, and has only recently published her first work of fiction, GARRICK S LANDING.

    760 thoughts on “Garrick's Landing

    • I started reading this late one afternoon and read it straight through. No matter how sleepy I felt, I just had to keep reading. Coming from a picky reader with a short attention span, this action alone says a lot. =) The author didn't get too bogged down with imagery, (which is a plus for me), but the writing style was very effectivea really good balance of third-person omniscient narration, which includes details about the 1940s setting, and dialog. As a native Tennessean, I can attest to the [...]


    • "Garrick's Landing", by Rita Wheeler is a great period piece that takes place in Nashville, Tennessee at the beginning of World War II. Lainey Marston is a seventeen year old woman who is poised to graduate high school and head off to college. When her friend asks her to take her and her fiance to Corinth so they can get married at the court house she reluctantly agrees. Her boyfriend, Brice Garrick, tags along and decides that they should get married too. He pressures a very reluctant Lainey in [...]


    • A great voice. A great southern novel. The pages drip with atmosphere. Our country is innocent. But things are changing.Lainey Marston is the daughter of a rich, kind banker. Brice Garrick is the son of a lazy, cruel alcoholic. They come from different worlds, but Brice is the handsome captain of the football team. When Pearl Harbor is bombed, he drops out of school and signs up for duty. He's dated Lainey and convinces her to marry him, to give him one last happiness before he ships off, probab [...]


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