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Three years after hew widely praised first novel, From Rockaway, Jill Eisenstadt gives us a tender and raucous comedy about getting married. The bride-to-be is a rich 18-year-old virgin, the groom, a satin-voiced lead singer in a rock-and-roll band, and the road to the altar is paved with antic incident.
Hardcover, 345 pages
Published March 13th 1991 by Knopf
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Stefani
Dec 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: classic-ny, fiction
The story has the whimsical, unfocused and meandering feel that I've come to associate with many movies and books depicting the freewheeling '80's and early '90's like Slaves of New York, American Psycho, etc...you know, back in the days when internet bubbles had yet to be broken and people were still living above their means in houses that had yet to be foreclosed on?

Well, it is in this wacky, whooping-it-up era that Jill Eisenstadt sets her novel, among a bunch of close-knit, precarious Queen
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Simon Deimel
Jan 04, 2013 rated it it was ok
The first part consists of descriptions of Jewish lifestyle and beauty parlor scenes, quite incoherently presented, I did not know what it was all about... the second half of the book actually presented a storyline (although not much of it). The characters are designed in a whimsical manner (which does not make them more authentic). In my humble opinion this book was rather boring, as it deals with too many details that do not contribute to a hardly existing storyline.
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Jill Eisenstadt was raised in Rockaway, New York. She was educated at Bennington College and Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn.

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