ONE SUMMER'S SECRET by Dola De Jong

ONE SUMMER'S SECRET

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Seventeen-year-old Laurie Reed and her novelist-father have rented a cottage a long island for the summer. Laurie soon makes friends with the regular summer crowd and enjoys a few cookouts and casual dates. Mystery ""washes ashore"" in the form of a Negro girl who has left an orphanage and is living in a cave. The author as written a story which is far too naive for this age group and too old for the power one-- a problem which also existed in Between Home and Horizon (1962, p. 328, J-108), her last novel. Shallow water here.

Pub Date: Sept. 30th, 1963
Publisher: McKay