Girls in White Dresses (Paperback)

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    Jennifer Close was born and raised on the North Shore of Chicago. She is a graduate of Boston College and received her MFA in Fiction Writing from The New School in 2005. She worked in New York in magazines for many years and then in Washington, D.C., as a bookseller. Girls in White Dresses is her first book.
    Isabella, Mary, and Lauren feel like everyone they know is getting married. On Sunday after Sunday, at bridal shower after bridal shower, they coo over toasters, collect ribbons and wrapping paper, eat minuscule sandwiches and cakes. They wear pastel dresses and drink champagne by the case, but amid the celebration these women have their own lives to contend with: Isabella is working a dead-end job, Mary is dating a nice guy with an awful mother, and Lauren is waitressing at a midtown bar and wondering why she's attracted to the sleazy bartender.

    With a wry sense of humor, Jennifer Close brings us through those thrilling, bewildering years of early adulthood as she pulls us inside the circle of these friends, perfectly capturing the wild frustrations and soaring joys of modern life.

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    ISBN 9780307743695
    Genre FICTION / Literary
    Format Paperback
    Pages 291
    Publisher Date 2012-05-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Vintage Books
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.5 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Vintage Contemporaries
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Close, Jennifer
    Country of Origin United States

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