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The End of the Point Audiobook Summary

A place out of time, Ashaunt Point—a tiny finger of land jutting into Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts—has provided sanctuary and anchored life for generations of the Porter family, who summer along its remote, rocky shore. But in 1942, the U.S. Army arrives on the Point, bringing havoc and change. That summer, the two older Porter girls—teenagers Helen and Dossie—run wild. The children’s Scottish nurse, Bea, falls in love. And youngest daughter Janie is entangled in an incident that cuts the season short and haunts the family for years to come.

As the decades pass, Helen and then her son Charlie return to the Point, seeking refuge from the chaos of rapidly changing times. But Ashaunt is not entirely removed from events unfolding beyond its borders. Neither Charlie nor his mother can escape the long shadow of history—Vietnam, the bitterly disputed real estate development of the Point, economic misfortune, illness, and tragedy.

An unforgettable portrait of one family’s journey through the second half of the twentieth century, The End of the Point artfully probes the hairline fractures hidden beneath the surface of our lives and traces the fragile and enduring bonds that connect us. With subtlety and grace, Elizabeth Graver illuminates the powerful legacy of family and place, exploring what we are born into, what we pass down, preserve, cast off or willingly set free.

The End of the Point Audiobook Narrator

Hillary Huber is the narrator of The End of the Point audiobook that was written by Elizabeth Graver

About the Author(s) of The End of the Point

Elizabeth Graver is the author of The End of the Point

Elizabeth Graver is the author of the novels Awake, The Honey Thief, and Unravelling; her short story collection Have You Seen Me? won the Drue Heinz Literature Prize. She is the mother of two daughters, and teaches English and creative writing at Boston College.

The End of the Point Full Details

NarratorHillary Huber
Length13 hours 5 minutes
AuthorElizabeth Graver
PublisherHarperAudio
Release dateApril 22, 2014
ISBN9780062331120

Subjects

According to HarperAudio, the Publisher of The End of the Point Audiobook, The End of the Point includes the following subjects: The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Family Life

Additional info

The imprint is HarperAudio. It is supplied by HarperAudio. The ISBN-13 is 9780062331120.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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