Gone-Away Lake : Gone-Away Lake

  • by Elizabeth Enright
  • Narrated by Colleen Delany
  • Series: Gone-Away Lake
  • 5 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Enjoy the adventures of eleven year-old Portia, who together with her younger brother, Foster, spend a summer with their cousin, Julian, engaged in more than the usual summer pastimes of sun, fun, and games. The three intrepid children soon discover a fascinating abandoned summer resort, consisting of deserted crumbling Victorian summer homes surrounding a vanished lake, which is now a swamp. But, best of all, they discover and befriend an elderly eccentric brother and sister who tell them the story of Gone-Away Lake.

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What the Critics Say

"A brilliance and a humor that make it seem as if it were happening right this minute." (The New York Times Book Review)
"A beautifully written, wonderfully imaginative story." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Great Summer Read

My daughter and I loved this book. It was a wonderful relaxing summer adventure. We wanted to be those children!
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- Donna

Go Away - Gone Away

This was really lame. Nothing happens except the kids meet some old people who tell them how great everthing used to be, and how kids today have pathetic lives. And this book was written in the 50's. The narrator gives a real overacted, emotional reading. NO plot, no interesting characters, just a lot of meandering.
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-19-2003
  • Publisher: Listen & Live Audio, Inc.