The Girlfriend Curse: A Novel

Paperback | October 13, 2015

byValerie Frankel

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Beloved author Valerie Frankel spins a funny, unforgettable novel about a woman determined to become "The One" instead of always "The One Before."

Peg’s got a gift. Now how does she get rid of it…?

Within six months of breaking up with her, Peg Silver's ex-lovers always meet and marry the women of their dreams. Even worse than being the eternal bridesmaid, she's the last girlfriend, the one who awakens in a guy the knowledge of what he's always wanted in a relationship...and it's never with Peg. Obviously, a major lifestyle change is seriously called for, which is why the distraught interior landscape designer says good-bye to Manhattan and late-night lattes with pal Nina, and hello to a farmhouse on ten acres in tiny, backwater Manshire, Vermont, hoping to meet the ultimate, all-organic country man (without too much facial hair) to keep her warm in those frosty New England winters.

Instead, Peg finds herself at Inward Bound—a proactive adult-education retreat for the hapless and hopelessly lovelorn—to try to lift her dreaded "girlfriend curse." Perhaps there is a secret to be unearthed in the crunchy Green Mountains, one that will magically transform Peg Silver from the 

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Beloved author Valerie Frankel spins a funny, unforgettable novel about a woman determined to become "The One" instead of always "The One Before."Peg’s got a gift. Now how does she get rid of it…?Within six months of breaking up with her, Peg Silver's ex-lovers always meet and marry the women of their dreams. Even worse than being the ...

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Peg's got a gift. Now how does she get rid of it . . .Within six months of breaking up with Peg Silver, her ex-lovers always meet and marry the women of their dreams. Even worse than being the eternal bridesmaid, she's the last girlfriend, the one who awakens in a guy the knowledge of what he's always wanted in a relationship . . . and...

Valerie Frankel has finally created a website for herself. She certainly took her time about it, but now proudly displays her thoughts, reviews and pictures at www.valeriefrankel.com. Besides writing and getting good use out of her new digital camera, Frankel plays Snood, stares at the wall, goes running and prepares healthy yet satisf...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:October 13, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006243151X

ISBN - 13:9780062431516

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