The Guy Not Taken by Jennifer Weiner
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The Guy Not Taken Summary
Jennifer Weiner's talent shines like never before in this collection of short stories, following the tender, and often hilarious, progress of love and relationships over the course of a lifetime. From a teenager coming to terms with her father's disappearance to a widow accepting two young women into her home, Weiner's eleven stories explore those transformative moments in our every day.
The Guy Not Taken Reviews
"These stories range from an old lady held hostage to a New Yorker who gives up killer real estate for a guy. Weiner's fans will recognize the kooky-kid-sister
sagas, but it's the new territory notably Swim and Dora on the Beach that
shouldn't be missed. A-" - Entertainment Weekly.
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Rated of 5
Jennifer Weiner Author Biography
Jennifer Weiner was born in 1970 on an army base in Louisiana. She grew up in Connecticut, and graduated from Princeton University with a degree in English literature. She worked as a newspaper reporter in Central Pennsylvania, Lexington, Kentucky, and Philadelphia, before the publication of her first novel, Good In Bed, in 2001. She is the author of the novels In Her Shoes (2002), which was turned into a major motion picture; Little Earthquakes, (2004), Goodnight Nobody (2005), the short story collection The Guy Not Taken (September, 2006), Certain Girls (April 2008), Best Friends Forever (2009), Fly Away Home (2010), and Then Came You (2011). Her work has appeared in Seventeen, Salon, Redbook, Glamour,...
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