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Movie mirrors book well by Patcochran1 (see profile) April 24, 2014 12:15:24 PM

"The movie is so much to the book except the movie didn't build the family connection as well as Captain Phillips did. Read time was triple the movie time."

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  • Drink A Double Dickel Learn More>

    According to author A.J. Fikry, "Really big ice cubes are key."

    1 oz George Dickel® Tennessee whiskey
    3/4 oz Southern Comfort® peach liqueur
    1/2 oz Pimm's® gin
    1/4 oz lime juice
    4 oz lemonade

  • Eat Black Dog Tavern's Quahog Chowder Learn More>

    Alice Island, the island where A.J. Fikry lives is a fictionalized Martha's Vineyard.

    What better way to keep ourselves warm while reading this wonderful book than with a cup of some Quahog stew from the famous--and delicious--Black Dog Tavern. (Quahogs are hard shell clams.)

    The Artful Gourmet has given us step by step instructions as well as the recipe>

    For more Black Dog Tavern recipes, check out The Black Dog Summer on the Vineyard Cookbook>

  • Listen to Author Gabrielle Zevin on NPR Learn More>

    Learn more about the author and this magical book in this 8 minute audio interview.

  • Do Tell Us: Which 3 Books Define You? Learn More>

    Zevin introduces each character in her book with the books they had read. Which led NPR to ask their viewers "Which 3 books define you?" --They received hundreds of responses. And I'd like to ask the same question of you: Which 3 books define you?

    Tell us on our Facebook Page>

    Tell us on Twitter> use the hashtag (you can cut & paste) #my3books

    A great question to ask your book club members when discussing the book!


 
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