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Reunion Beach : stories inspired by Dorothea Benton Frank

Call Number



First edition.

Publication Information

New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]

Physical Description

xviii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


Inspired by the title Dorothea Benton Frank planned for her next book--Reunion Beach--these close friends and colleagues channeled their creativity, admiration, and grief into stories and poems that celebrate this remarkable woman and her abiding love for the Lowcountry of her native South Carolina--a land of beauty, history, charm, and Gullah magic she so brilliantly brought to life in her acclaimed novels.


Includes recipes.


  • Letter from the editor / Peter's speech at the celebration of the life for Dottie Frank
  • Bridesmaids / Summer of '79 / Postcards from heaven / Mother and child reunion / Lowcountry stew / Dottie and me / Making of a friendship / Dottie : the sparkling comet / Essay and poetry / Essays and recipes / Essays

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