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The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing
The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank 067088300X 9780670883004
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The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank

I dont admit to myself what Im doing when I put my bike helmet on and ride over to the bookstore a few blocks away. I pretend that maybe Im just getting another Edith Wharton novel. But I bypass fiction and find Self-Help. I think Self-Help? If I could help myself, I wouldnt be here. There are stacks and stacks of How to Meet and Marry Mr. Right, and I take my copy up to the counter as furtively as if it were a girdle or a vibrator... With a steadily growing cadre of readers who delight in her smartly comic and insightful writing, Melissa Bank is an event waiting to happen. The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing explores the life lessons of Jane, the contemporary American Everywoman who combines the charm of Bridget Jones, the vulnerability of Ally McBeal, and the wit of Lorrie Moore. As she works her way from defiant teenager to reluctant career girl, growing older and getting smarter, Jane maneuvers her way through love, sex, relationships, and the occasional perils of the workplace. She reluctantly succumbs to the questionable advice offered in a pop-psych book entitled How to Meet and Marry Mr. Right.Accompanied at every turn by the ear-whispering authors (who bear an uncanny resemblance to two popular, hateful high school acquaintances) Jane makes a series of dating decisions that lead her in the right direction -but for the wrong reasons. Wise, poignant, and full of the kind of laugh-out-loud insight you just have to share with your best friend, Melissa Bank is the kind of writer readers have been waiting for: an original voice telling a universal story through characters we all love and recognize.

Author: Melissa Bank

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 288

Publisher: Viking Adult

Publication Date: 1999-06-01

Our Price: $3.85

ISBN: 067088300X

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