American Girls About Town

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Adriana Trigiani
Simon and Schuster, Sep 1, 2004 - Fiction - 448 pages
21 Reviews
Smart, sassy and sharp enough to cut themselves
In this breathtaking collection of brilliant, brand-new stories, some of America's best-known women writers have joined forces with up-and-coming new stars to raise money for a very good cause.
A backpacking adventure in Vietnam veers wildly off-course for one intrepid American traveller. A single mother sets herself a bizarre personal challenge as her fortieth birthday looms. A female commitment-phobe must find a cure for her fatal two-month ich -- and fast!
All this and much, much more in a delectable collection of stories which proves -- if proof were needed -- that no one can deliver a devastating one-liner quite like an Amerian girl.
  

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User Review  - Candice - Goodreads

Another collection of short stories published to raise money for children's non-profit agencies. Chick lit, which I enjoy some of but frankly haven't read much of. Problem with this collection is that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katherine Mahoney - Goodreads

Some of the short stories were really good and others were not that great. Overall a good read though. Read full review

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Adriana Trigiani grew up in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. She graduated from Saint Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana. She is an award-winning playwright, television writer, and documentary filmmaker. She was a writer for The Cosby Show and A Different World. Her debut novel, Big Stone Gap, was published in 2001. Her other works include Big Cherry Holler; Milk Glass Moon; Home to Big Stone Gap; Lucia, Lucia; The Queen of the Big Time; Rococo; Very Valentine; Viola in Reel Life; and The Shoemaker's Wife. She also wrote a cookbook entitled Cooking with My Sisters and a non-fiction book entitled Don't Sing at the Table: Life Lessons from My Grandmothers. Her title Shoemaker's Wife made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012.

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