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Save the Date: The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Riverhead Books
Publication date May 5, 2015
Pages 321
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781594633867
ISBN-10 159463386X
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.62 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: An “engaging and disarmingly honest” (People) examination of the search for love and the meaning of marriage in a time of anxiety, independence, and indecision.

Weddings. They’re fun, festive, and joyful, and at a time when people marry later in life—and sometimes not at all—they offer endless opportunities to reexamine love and what we want for ourselves, regardless of whether or not our aim is a walk down the aisle. In Save the Date, Jen Doll charts the course of her own perennial wedding guesthood, from the ceremony of distant family members when she was eight to the recent nuptials of a new boyfriend’s friends.

There’s the first trip home for a childhood pal’s big day, in which she learns that her first love has eloped to Hawaii. There’s the destination wedding attended with little baggage beyond a suitcase of strappy sandals and summery party dresses. Regrettably, there is a series of celebrations that mean the end to a valued friendship. There’s also the wedding that offers all the promise of new love.

Wedding experiences come in as varied an assortment as the gowns at any bridal shop, and Doll turns a keen eye to each, delivering a heartfelt exploration of contemporary relationships. Funny, honest, and affecting, Save the Date is a fresh and spirited look at the many ways in which we connect to one another.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780391032576
 
from Riverhead Books (May 1, 2014)
9781594631986 | details & prices | 321 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $25.95
With B. Kumar | from Humanities Pr (November 1, 1984); titled "Planning Poverty and Economic Development"
9780391032576 | details & prices | List price $25.00
This edition also contains Planning Poverty and Economic Development
Paperback
Book cover for 9781594633867
 
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Reprint edition from Riverhead Books (May 5, 2015)
9781594633867 | details & prices | 321 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.62 lbs | List price $16.00
About: An “engaging and disarmingly honest” (People) examination of the search for love and the meaning of marriage in a time of anxiety, independence, and indecision.

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