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Otherwise Engaged is Suzanne Finnamore's wickedly funny account of an intelligent, rational woman's transformation into the harpy of anxieties that is the bride-to-be.

When Michael pops the question, Eve is deliriously happy. She tells grocery clerks. She subscribes to bridal magazines. She delights in the rainbows that shower from the one-carat (okay, .81-carat) ring on her hand. For two days. As the cumulative stresses of ordering invitations, finding a dress, and organizing the Perfect Honeymoon fry Eve's nerves, the very real prospect of being with one man for the rest of her days reverberates through her consciousness like a Chinese gong. Suddenly the sight of Michael's discarded socks on the floor and his passing mentions of his former live-in French girlfriend incite doubt, argument, and public fainting.

Uproarious, insightful, tender, Otherwise Engaged dashes our soap-bubble fantasies in favor of a hilariously realistic walk to the alter.

Synopsis:

Uproarious, insightful, and tender, "Otherwise Engaged" dashes our soap-bubble fantasies of weddings in favor of a hilariously realistic walk to the altar. "A great shower gift for the stressed-out June bride-to-be."--"Newsday."

About the Author

Suzanne Finnamore lives in Larkspur, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375706424
Author:
Finnamore, Suzanne
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Weddings
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Betrothal
Subject:
Humorous fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Series Volume:
no. 6
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.16x5.20x.59 in. .52 lbs.

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