Fiction, Old and New will be discussing As Close to Us as Breathing by Elizabeth Poliner

This book is about 3 sisters & their families. The families go to the beach every summer until tragedy strikes one summer. The book flashes back & forth before & after the tragedy to show us the character of all & how all deal with what happened.

Here's the NLS annotation:
As close to us as breathing: a novel DB84056
Poliner, Elizabeth. Reading time: 12 hours, 12 minutes.
Read by Janet Metzger.
1948. Sisters Ada, Vivie, and Bec meet every year at "Bagel Beach" in Connecticut for the summer. Ada and Vivie bring their children, while unmarried Bec is faced with deciding if she wants a family or to continue her affair with a married man. Tragedy strikes. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2016.

Sherry Wells
Michelle Bernstein