Hannah Gavener is fourteen in the summer of 1991. In the magazines she reads, celebrities plan elaborate weddings; in Hannahs own life, her parents marriage is crumbling. And somewhere in between these two extremes just maybe lie the answers to loves most bewildering questions. But over the next decade and a half, as she moves from Philadelphia to Boston to Albuquerque, Hannah finds that the questions become more rather than less complicate .... By the time shes in her late twenties, she has finally figured out what she wants mostbut she doesnt yet know whether shell find the courage to go after it.
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"Sittenfeld's poignant if generic follow-up to her bestselling debut, Prep" - PW.
"The magic of this coming-of-age tale lies in how it captures a generation of young women's anxiety and confusion about finding love and direction in their lives." - Booklist.
"An earnest, if somewhat underdeveloped, antidote to chick-lit." - Kirkus.
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Curtis Sittenfeld is the bestselling author of the novels Prep, The Man of My Dreams, American Wife, and Sisterland, which have been translated into twenty-five languages. Her nonfiction has been published widely, including in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Time, and Glamour, and broadcast on public radio's This American Life. A native of Cincinnati, she currently lives with her family in St. Louis.
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