Beach Town

Beach Town

Large Print - 2015
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Greer Hennessy is a struggling movie location scout whose last location shoot ended in disaster. Now Greer has been given one more chance -- a shot at finding the perfect undiscovered beach town for a big budget movie. She zeroes in on a sleepy Florida panhandle town and is ecstatic to find the last unspoilt patch of the Florida gulf coast. But there's a formidable obstacle: the mayor is an environmentalist who has no intention of letting anybody screw with his town.
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan : Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, ©2015.
Edition: Large print edition.
ISBN: 9781410477453
1410477452
Characteristics: 675 pages ;,23 cm

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jchenson
Oct 29, 2018

A good read and quite accurate depiction of the movie industry. Both my kids work in the field and they have grueling schedules and the demands are incredible. There was enough serious plot turns to keep the book interesting but did find it a bit too long.

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Liselara
Sep 25, 2016

I loved this novel; it tells the story of a location manager filming a movie at a small community in Florida. Simultaneously, as life sometimes imitates art, our neighbours across our very quiet street rented their house to a movie crew producing (in their words) a low budget network TV movie (Precious Things). So while I am reading about the movie making business, they are filming one in my front yard. There is one scene where a very unhappy neighbour makes his feelings known and I burst out laughing because I knew exactly how he felt. I should have done what he did and I won't spoil it by revealing it here.

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ronchervy
Sep 16, 2016

fun read

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mckeett
Dec 13, 2015

ho hum. Pulp fiction. I agree -- a good one for the beach. Keeps you amused but nothing to take away.

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niceauntie
Aug 04, 2015

It was a bit predictable and the end was a bit rushed. Otherwise it was a fun relaxing book. A good one for the beach.

drudofsky Jul 17, 2015

The set-up for this book seemed to have the potential for some really funny scenes, but the one-dimensional characters and predictable plotting were a big disappointment. I don't know why I even finished this book!

elk540 Jul 06, 2015

I loved the book. I found myself having a hard time putting the book down. Very easy reading & I loved the characters.

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Calumet71
Jun 17, 2015

Great novel about making a movie in a small beach town in Florida. Unusual characters and plot development.

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caj1222204441801
May 26, 2015

She always has a winner. The story line is about women who find themselves even while tackling the stresses of life. A great read!!!!!

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