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The international bestselling debut about friendship and lovefeaturing the life-changing relationship between an anxious young reporter and an eighty-six-year-old lifelong swimmer that ';follows in the footsteps of the enormously popular A Man Called Ovecharming and heartwarming' (Kirkus Reviews).We're never too old to make new friendsor make a difference. Rosemary Peterson has lived in Brixton, London, all her life, but everything is changing. The library where she used to work has closed. The family grocery store has become a trendy bar. And now the lido, an outdoor pool where she's swum daily since its opening, is threatened with closure by a local housing developer.

It was at the lido that Rosemary escaped the devastation of World War II; here she fell in love with her husband, George; here she found community during her marriage and since George's death.

Twentysomething Kate Matthews has moved to Brixton and feels desperately alone.

A once-promising writer, she now covers forgettable stories for her local paper.

That is, until she's assigned to write about the lido's closing.

Soon Kate's portrait of the pool focuses on a singular woman: Rosemary. And as Rosemary slowly opens up to Kate, both women are nourished and transformed in ways they never thought possible. ';Charming [and] an unusually poignant tale of married love' (The Washington Post), Mornings with Rosemary is a feel-good novel that captures the heart and spirit of a community across generationsan irresistible tale of love, loss, aging, and friendship. *Originally published as The Lido

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Product Details
Simon & Schuster
1501182048 / 9781501182044
eBook (EPUB)
320 pages
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