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Friends Like Us (Hardcover)

Author:  Lauren Fox
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 030726811X
ISBN-13: 9780307268112
Sku: 221773061
Publish Date: 2/14/2012
Pages:  269
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From the author of "Still Life with Husband" comes a heartbreaking, honest, deliriously funny new novel about what happens when the perfect balance of a friendship is upended by love.
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From the author of Still Life with Husband comes a heartbreaking, honest, deliriously funny new novel about what happens when the perfect balance of a friendship is upended by love.
 
Best friends Willa and Jane are often mistaken for sisters, a comparison Willa secretly enjoys. They share a small apartment, paying the rent with freelance jobs while waiting for something better to come along. Willa sells flowers and writes advertising copy for a tea company ("The path to enlightenment is steep" and "Oolong! Farewell!"); Jane cleans houses and writes bad poetry about it, rhyming "clog of hair" with "fog of despair." Together they are a fortress of private jokes and shared opinions, so close that there's hardly room for anyone else. Until Willa's closest cohort and confidant from high school—dorky then, handsome and confident now—falls in love with Jane.
 

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"[The book is] a funny, astute examination of the fragility of friendship." - Stephan Lee 03/02/2012
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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0269
Product attributePublisher:   Knopf Publishing Group
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