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Jennifer Close
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Jennifer Close is the bestselling author of Girls in White Dresses. Born and raised on the North Shore of Chicago, she is a graduate of Boston College and received her MFA in fiction writing from the New School in 2005. She worked in New York in magazines for many years. She now lives in Washington, DC, and teaches creative writing at George Washington University.

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Girls in White Dresses

Written by Jennifer Close


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $14.95

Isabella, Mary, and Lauren feel like everyone they know is getting married. On Sunday after Sunday, at bridal shower after bridal shower, they coo over toasters, collect ribbons and wrapping paper, eat minuscule sandwiches and cakes. They wear pastel dresses and drink champagne by the case, but amid the celebration these... Read more >

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Girls in White Dresses

Written by Jennifer Close


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $24.95

Wickedly hilarious and utterly recognizable, Girls in White Dresses tells the story of three women grappling with heartbreak and career change, family pressure and new love—all while suffering through an endless round of weddings and bridal showers.

Isabella, Mary, and Lauren feel like everyone they know is getting married. On Sunday after... Read more >

Girls in White Dresses

Written by Jennifer Close


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $9.99

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The Smart One

Written by Jennifer Close


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $15.00

The Coffey siblings are having a rough year. Martha is thirty and working at J. Crew after a spectacular career flameout; Claire has broken up with her fiancé and locked herself in her New York apartment until her bank account looks as grim as her mood; and the baby of the... Read more >

The Smart One

Written by Jennifer Close


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $9.99

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