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Certain girls : a novel

Author: Jennifer Weiner
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Atria books hardcover edView all editions and formats
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No longer famous, journalist Cannie Shapiro writes science fiction under a pen name while raising her teenage daughter, and considers her husband Peter's request to have Cannie's flamboyant sister provide surrogate services so that they can have a second child.
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Peter (Fictitious character) Krushelevansky
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Weiner
ISBN: 9780743294256 0743294254 9780743294263 0743294262
OCLC Number: 173136234
Notes: Sequel to: Good in bed.
Description: 386 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Weiner.
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Described by "The Miami Herald" as a breezy, sweetly oddball urban fairy tale, this sequel to the bestselling "Good in Bed" picks up with an older, wiser, and thinner Cannie Shapiro raising her  Read more...

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"Hilarious...Weiner offers her signature snappy observations and spot-on insights into human nature, with a few twists thrown in for good measure." -"Publishers Weekly" "Hilarious. Weiner offer her Read more...

 
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Certain Girls: A Novel

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Told from two points of view Certain Girls illustrates the typical tension that can exist between a mother and her coming-of-age daughter.  Cannie...
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