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Seating arrangements [electronic resource]. Maggie Shipstead.

Shipstead, Maggie. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307958570 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: A deliciously absorbing social comedy, set on an exclusive island off Cape Cod, that tracks a catastrophic three-day wedding weekend with an irresistible mix of wit and tenderness--a pitch-perfect debut (and a wicked pleasure!) from a hugely talented young writer.Winn Van Meter has a Harvard education, membership in all the right clubs, a pedigreed wife, and a tastefully understated summer home on a pristine New England island where the wedding of his eldest daughter, Daphne, is about to take place. The weather is idyllic and so, it would seem, is the gathering. But: the bride is seven months pregnant; the maid of honor, Daphne's younger sister, has just had her heart broken by the son of her father's oldest rival; Aunt Celeste, herself on her fifth marriage, watches with a jaundiced eye as the groom's exceedingly well-dressed brothers stealthily make their way through the bridal party. And the irresistible siren call of Daphne's best friend, the bombshell bridesmaid...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Vintage, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2274 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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