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From a fresh and exciting new voice, a hilarious and insightful examination of the search for love and the meaning of marriage in a time of anxiety, independence, and indecision.Weddings. Theyre fun, festive, and joyful, and at a time when people marry later in life—and sometimes not at all—they offer endless opportunities to reexamine love and what we want for ourselves, regardless of whether or not our aim is a walk down the aisle. In Save the Date, Jen Doll charts the course of her own perennial wedding guesthood, from the ceremony of distant family members when she was eight to the recent nuptials of a new boyfriends friends.Theres the first trip home for a childhood pals big day, in which she learns that her first love has eloped to Hawaii. Theres the destination wedding attended with little baggage beyond a suitcase of strappy sandals and summery party dresses.



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Jen Doll

Jen Doll has written for The Atlantic, The Atlantic Wire, Cosmopolitan, The Hairpin, New York magazine, The New York Times Book Review, The Toast, Vice, and The Village Voice, among others. She has attended dozens of weddings and had pretty much every possible feeling about them. She lives in Brooklyn.



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