Little Pink Raincoat: Life and Love In and Out of My Wardrobe

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Humor - 272 pages
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A little Coco Chanel, a lot Carrie Bradshaw, with a dash of Maureen Dowd—a hip, hilarious collection of mini-profiles in shopping and romantic courage.

From one very fabulous and elusive little pink raincoat (to woo the commitment phobe) to a pair of very persuasive peach panties (gift from a dazzling doc), author Gigi Anders relates her experiences as they deal with her dual obsessions of clothing and men. Here are ten vignettes chronicling ten choice sartorial items and the corresponding boyfriends that would undoubtedly love her stylishly ever after...even if they didn't.

Featuring items and boyfriends from Anders's real life, real (extremely jammed) closet, and real bed, Little Pink Raincoat is a very tasty, very funny, universal, uplifting, pop cultural meditation on the things we crave and the lengths we'll go to get them.
 

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Men may come and men may go but I've still got my little pink raincoat: life and love in and out of my wardrobe

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In a voice reminiscent of Bridget Jones, Carrie Bradshaw, and Sophie Kinsella's Becky Bloomwood comes this memoir by journalist Anders (JUBANA!: The Awkwardly True and Dazzling Adventures of a Jewish ... Read full review

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Loved this book! Fun read! Made me glad I am no longer dating and made me yearn to go shopping. Fun beach read. Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER
1
Peach Panties
27
Red Ballet Slippers
53
MotherofPearl Earrings
89
Backless Black Dress
111
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Author of the hilarious memoir Be Pretty, Get Married, and Always Drink TaB, Washington Post special correspondent Gigi Anders and her parents were born Jewish in Havana, Cuba. The trio fled Castro's regime for the United States in 1961. After six months in Miami Beach, the family moved to Washington, D.C., where Gigi came of age and eventually turned to writing. She has written for Glamour, Allure, Mirabella, American Health for Women, USA Today's USA Weekend, American Journalism Review, Hispanic, Latina, and First for Women.

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