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Born in the U.S.A....
American gals are taking liberties -- and pursuing happiness on their own terms -- in this star-studded story collection featuring the nation's red-hot women writers.
They've declared their independence!
Jennifer Weiner (In Her Shoes) learns "The Truth About Nigel" -- and the trouble with falling for an incognito Hollywood actor. Lauren Weisberger (The Devil Wears Prada) sends a single New Yorker on a backpacking trip halfway around the world -- where she sees her love life back home with new eyes -- in "The Bamboo Confessions." A harried mom with a hit novel crosses the pond in "My Great Brit Book Tour" by Adriana Trigiani (Lucia, Lucia), and turns a crumbling talk show appearance into a sweet success. Also uniting their talents in this free-spirited anthology areJULIANNA BAGGOTT CINDY CHUPACK LYNDA CURNYN QUINN DALTON LAUREN HENDERSON JUDI HENDRICKS GRETCHEN LASKAS CLAIRE LaZEBNIK CHRIS MANBY SARAH MLYNOWSKI MELISSA SENATE JILL SMOLINSKI NANCY SPARLING LAURA WOLF
- Jennifer Weiner is the New York Times bestselling author of Good in Bed and In Her Shoes, both in film production.
- Lauren Weisberger is the New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada.
- Adriana Trigiani is an award-winning playwright, television writer, and bestselling author of Big Stone Gap, which is currently in production as a feature film.
- American Girls About Town features a fabulous collection of authors with proceeds benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Barnardo's--the U.K's largest children's charity.
Seventeen favorite American women authors contribute to this scintillating collection of short stories. Red-hot authors include Jennifer Weiner, Lauren Weisberger, and Adriana Trigiani. Proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Barnardo's, the largest children's charity in Britain.