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The J.M. Barrie Ladies' Swimming Society


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Barbara J. Zitwer is an international literary agent. She graduated from Columbia Film School and prior to working in publishing, she produced films, including Vampire's Kiss with Nicolas Cage. Zitwer co-wrote the play Paper Doll about Jacqueline Susann. She lives with her husband and their two dogs in New York City.


"A love story, but also a tribute to a unique breed of English old lady." --The Times

"Think Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society... Joey finds a pond and a group of feisty old ladies, friends for life, who exchange wisdom and wisecracks around the ritual of a freezing daily dip. Love, enlightenment and risk of frostbite follow." --Daily Mail

"Zitwer's fabulous cast of warm, funny and feisty characters would tempt anyone to jump in and swim in a lake of icy water with them. I adored this book." --Cathy Woodman, author of It Must Be Love

"The feisty members of the J.M. Barrie Ladies' Swimming Society are a cast of characters to delight all readers." --The Lady, Must Read of the Month

"A book that really had to be... The story is lovely, and Barbara J. Zwiter balances different plot strands and different themes beautifully... I loved Joey's story, and the spirit of The J. M. Barrie Ladies Swimming Society made it even more wonderful." --Fleur Fisher

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