The First Rule of Swimming - Courtney Angela Brkic

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Rosmarina Island, a fictional composite of several Croatian islands where author Courtney Angela Brkic has spent time, possesses a painful history stretching over centuries of conflict.  Two devoted sisters grow up here and learn to survive. But painful layers of conflict and identity begin to unravel when one of them goes missing on a visit to her American cousins.  You won’t soon forget this island with its craggy rocks, inky sea urchins and glistening seas.

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ISBN: 9780316217361
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 8th, 2014

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