Save the Date

Save the Date

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From a fresh and exciting new voice, a hilarious and insightful examination of the search for love and the meaning of marriage in a time of anxiety, independence, and indecision. Weddings. Theya€™re fun, festive, and joyful, and at a time when people marry later in lifea€”and sometimes not at alla€”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 boyfrienda€™s friends. Therea€™s the first trip home for a childhood pala€™s big day, in which she learns that her first love has eloped to Hawaii. Therea€™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. Therea€™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.Their wedding would be in June, in Jamaica, and they urged guests to stay for as long as theya#39;d like; make a vacation of it! ... with a sundress and a giant bottle of Coppertone traveling to see my first college friend do this crazy grownup thing. ... The photos on the resorta#39;s website depicted an island paradise with tiny villas scattered throughout rocky cliffs, tropical ... Plus, free yoga in the morning, openair showers, fresh fish at the resorta#39;s three restaurants, coconut cocktails, sunsets, anbsp;...

Title:Save the Date
Author:Jen Doll
Publisher:Penguin - 2014-05-01


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