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I Take This Man by Valerie Frankel

I Take This Man

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Over protective mothers can be a scary thing, especially to grooms who have just jilted their daughters. An excellent and hilarious read.


I Take This Man by Valerie Frankel

When Jersey Girl Penny Bracket is left standing at the alter by fiancé Bram Shriaz she doesn’t quite know how to react. Her mother, Ester, on the other hand knows exactly what to do – track Bram down, knock him unconscious with a bottle of Dom Perignon and imprison him in the attic of her mansion.

Now this may seem a tad extreme. But Ester’s got some serious questions for the fugitive groom…plus she needs someone to write all the return labels for the wedding gifts. But can she find out why Bram got cold feet before everyone else discovers what she’s done?


This book was an excellent read and was ridiculously funny’ a Little Black Dress Reader

About the Author

Valerie Frankel has eight novels to her credit (including Smart vs. Pretty, The Accidental Virgin, and The Not-So-Perfect Man), and four non-fiction books, including 2004's co-authored sex guide, The Best You'll Ever Have: What Every Woman Should Know for Getting and Giving Knock-Your-Socks-Off Sex. Her magazine articles appear in O, Parenting, Self, Glamour, Allure and the New York Times, among others. She live in Brooklyn with her two daughters and two cats, and her husband, opera singer Stephen Quint.

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Publication date

5th April 2007


Valerie Frankel

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320 pages


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