The Vacationers: A Novel

The Vacationers: A Novel

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"Delicious . . . richly riveting . . . The Vacationers offers all the delights of a fluffy, read-it-with-sunglasses-on-the-beach read, made substantial by the exceptional wit, insight, intelligence and talents of its author.”—People (four stars)

An irresistible, deftly observed novel from the New York Times-bestselling author of Modern Lovers, about the secrets, joys, and jealousies that rise to the surface over the course of an American family’s two-week stay… (more)


I love books that dip in and out of several characters' heads
I love books that dip in and out of several characters' heads (July 06, 2015)
Interview of Emma Straub by Lara Touitou

Emma Straub is an author living in Brooklyn. She notably writes for Rookie. The Vacationers is her second novel.

Editorial reviews (14 reviews)

Like many summer books, it’s a quick read and its tone is often light and humorous and like many readers, its characters are looking for a brief escape into another world.

The Vacationers is the perfect book to distract you from the drama. Something about knowing you’re not alone eases the pain.

The Vacationers had all the ingredients for a sizzling summer read, but with a bland story and lack of joie de vivre, it failed to deliver in the end.

Book Details  

Publisher: Riverhead (May 29, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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