Summer at the Lake Summary
Andrew Greeley

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Summer at the Lake Summary

The novel's epigraphs deal with the season of summer—its joy, ripeness and provision of pleasurable opportunity.

Greeley often represents pleasure in food forms. As a small child, Jane befriends Leo by purchasing him a Good Humor Bar. As an adolescent, she works in a soda fountain in the summer. Whenever Leo sees her during his youth, she is associated with delectable treats.

By contrast, the plot deals with opportunities lost, withdrawn...

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