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Mid-life ex-wife : a diary of divorce, online dating, and second chances, Stella Grey

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Mid-life ex-wife : a diary of divorce, online dating, and second chances
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Mid-life ex-wife : a diary of divorce, online dating, and second chances
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Stella Grey
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eng
Summary
  • "Nora Ephron meets Bridget Jones's Diary in Guardian columnist Stella Grey's heartrendingly honest, witty memoir about her online odyssey to find real love in a virtual world. "The literary equivalent of the When Harry Met Sally line, 'tell me I'll never be out there again'."--JoJo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You. Singers may croon about love being lovelier the second time around, but it can also be far more complicated. When Stella Grey's husband leaves her for another woman, she fears she'll be unhappy and alone for the rest of her life. But daytime vodka-drinking and ice-cream are only short-term consolations. Realizing that she needs to take her future into her own hands, Stella dives into the world of online dating. What follow are 693 days of hilarious, depressing, and baffling encounters that unfold both in person and online. Stella quickly discovers that the more perfect a man appears on her screen, the warier she should be. It's a game of chance, with some players perfectly willing to lie to get what they want, whether that's a lifetime of love or a very brief encounter. Amid flirty emails, Skype chats, and awkward small talk over glasses of bad wine (which may or may not lead to awkward sex), Stella struggles to remain optimistic. To succeed, does she have to redefine the kind of man she's looking for--or change the kind of woman she is? Funny, raw, and heartwarming, this book is a brutally honest account of the world of online dating--a world which so many of us are a part of, no matter our age--drawn from Stella's hugely popular Guardian column, "Mid-life Ex-Wife" (and expanded with new material) about her search for a second chance at love."--
  • "Nora Ephron meets Bridget Jones's Diary in this heartrendingly honest and witty memoir, from Guardian columnist Stella Grey, about her mid-life digital dating odyssey after her husband's betrayal"--
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Title
Mid-life ex-wife
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Summary
When her husband leaves her for another woman, the author dives into the world of online dating and shares her 693 days of hilarious, depressing and baffling encounters that unfold both in person and online, causing her to redefine the kind of man and relationship she is looking as she searches for a second chance at love
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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10563244
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ801.82
LC item number
.G748 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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a diary of divorce, online dating, and second chances
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a diary of divorce, online dating, and second chances
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Stella Grey
Mid-life ex-wife : a diary of divorce, online dating, and second chances, Stella Grey
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Mid-life ex-wife : a diary of divorce, online dating, and second chances, Stella Grey
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Originally published as The Heartfix in Great Britain, by 4th Estate, 2016
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ocn982248146
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
viii, 290 pages
Isbn
9780062656230
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2016053054

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