Eligible

Eligible
Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
Release: 2017-04-18
Editor: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9780812980349
Language: en
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Wonderfully tender and hilariously funny, Eligible tackles gender, class, courtship, and family as Curtis Sittenfeld reaffirms herself as one of the most dazzling authors writing today. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR AND THE TIMES (UK) This version of the Bennet family—and Mr. Darcy—is one that you have and haven’t met before: Liz is a magazine writer in her late thirties who, like her yoga instructor older sister, Jane, lives in New York City. When their father has a health scare, they return to their childhood home in Cincinnati to help—and discover that the sprawling Tudor they grew up in is crumbling and the family is in disarray. Youngest sisters Kitty and Lydia are too busy with their CrossFit workouts and Paleo diets to get jobs. Mary, the middle sister, is earning her third online master’s degree and barely leaves her room, except for those mysterious Tuesday-night outings she won’t discuss. And Mrs. Bennet has one thing on her mind: how to marry off her daughters, especially as Jane’s fortieth birthday fast approaches. Enter Chip Bingley, a handsome new-in-town doctor who recently appeared on the juggernaut reality TV dating show Eligible. At a Fourth of July barbecue, Chip takes an immediate interest in Jane, but Chip’s friend neurosurgeon Fitzwilliam Darcy reveals himself to Liz to be much less charming. . . . And yet, first impressions can be deceiving. Praise for Eligible “Even the most ardent Austenite will soon find herself seduced.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “Blissful . . . Sittenfeld modernizes the classic in such a stylish, witty way you’d guess even Jane Austen would be pleased.”—People (book of the week) “[A] sparkling, fresh contemporary retelling.”—Entertainment Weekly “[Sittenfeld] is the ideal modern-day reinterpreter. Her special skill lies not just in her clear, clean writing, but in her general amusement about the world, her arch, pithy, dropped-mike observations about behavior, character and motivation. She can spot hypocrisy, cant, self-contradiction and absurdity ten miles away. She’s the one you want to leave the party with, so she can explain what really happened. . . . Not since Clueless, which transported Emma to Beverly Hills, has Austen been so delightedly interpreted. . . . Sittenfeld writes so well—her sentences are so good and her story so satisfying. . . . As a reader, let me just say: Three cheers for Curtis Sittenfeld and her astute, sharp and ebullient anthropological interest in the human condition.”—Sarah Lyall, The New York Times Book Review “A clever, uproarious evolution of Austen’s story.”—The Denver Post “If there exists a more perfect pairing than Curtis Sittenfeld and Jane Austen, we dare you to find it. . . . Sittenfeld makes an already irresistible story even more beguiling and charming.”—Elle “A playful, wickedly smart retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.”—BuzzFeed “Sittenfeld is an obvious choice to re-create Jane Austen’s comedy of manners. [She] is a master at dissecting social norms to reveal the truths of human nature underneath.”—The Millions “A hugely entertaining and surprisingly unpredictable book, bursting with wit and charm.”—The Irish Times “An unputdownable retelling of the beloved classic.”—PopSugar

The Man of My Dreams

The Man of My Dreams
Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
Release: 2006-05-16
Editor: Random House
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781588365392
Language: en
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In her acclaimed debut novel, Prep, Curtis Sittenfeld created a touchstone with her pitch-perfect portrayal of adolescence. Her prose is as intensely realistic and compelling as ever in The Man of My Dreams, a disarmingly candid and sympathetic novel about the collision of a young woman’s fantasies of family and love with the challenges and realities of adult life. Hannah Gavener is fourteen in the summer of 1991. In the magazines she reads, celebrities plan elaborate weddings; in Hannah’s own life, her parents’ marriage is crumbling. And somewhere in between these two extremes—just maybe—lie the answers to love’s most bewildering questions. But over the next decade and a half, as she moves from Philadelphia to Boston to Albuquerque, Hannah finds that the questions become more rather than less complicated: At what point can you no longer blame your adult failures on your messed-up childhood? Is settling for someone who’s not your soul mate an act of maturity or an admission of defeat? And if you move to another state for a guy who might not love you back, are you being plucky—or just pathetic? None of the relationships in Hannah’s life are without complications. There’s her father, whose stubbornness Hannah realizes she’s unfortunately inherited; her gorgeous cousin, Fig, whose misbehavior alternately intrigues and irritates Hannah; Henry, whom Hannah first falls for in college, while he’s dating Fig; and the boyfriends who love her more or less than she deserves, who adore her or break her heart. By the time she’s in her late twenties, Hannah has finally figured out what she wants most—but she doesn’t yet know whether she’ll find the courage to go after it. Full of honesty and humor, The Man of My Dreams is an unnervingly insightful and beautifully written examination of the outside forces and personal choices that make us who we are.

Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligibility Guidebook

Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligibility Guidebook
Author: Renewable Energy Program (Calif.)
Release: 2005
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 41
ISBN: UCBK:C091100941
Language: en
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Request for Designation as an Eligible Institution Under Title III

Request for Designation as an Eligible Institution Under Title III
Author: Anonim
Release: 1998
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 84
ISBN: UIUC:30112032004225
Language: en
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Request for Designation as an Eligible Institution Under Title III Part A

Request for Designation as an Eligible Institution Under Title III Part A
Author: Anonim
Release: 1998
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: UCBK:C060176821
Language: en
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Part A - Strengthening Institutions and Hispanic-serving Institutions Program.

Trade Adjustment Assistance Industry Certification Would Likely Make More Workers Eligible but Design and Implementation Challenges Exist

Trade Adjustment Assistance  Industry Certification Would Likely Make More Workers Eligible  but Design and Implementation Challenges Exist
Author: United States. Government Accountability Office
Release: 2007
Editor: DIANE Publishing
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1422396371
Language: en
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Canadian Immunization Guide

Canadian Immunization Guide
Author: Canada. National Advisory Committee on Immunization,Canada. Comité consultatif national de l'immunisation
Release: 2006
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 372
ISBN: 0660193922
Language: en
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The seventh edition of the Canadian Immunization Guide was developed by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI), with the support ofthe Immunization and Respiratory Infections Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, to provide updated information and recommendations on the use of vaccines in Canada. The Public Health Agency of Canada conducted a survey in 2004, which confi rmed that the Canadian Immunization Guide is a very useful and reliable resource of information on immunization.

Administration of Cemeteries Availability of Cemetery Space for Burial of Eligible War Veterans and Administration of Such Cemeteries

Administration of Cemeteries  Availability of Cemetery Space for Burial of Eligible War Veterans  and Administration of Such Cemeteries
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Special Subcommittee on Cemeteries and Burial Benefits
Release: 1968
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 455
ISBN: LOC:00183961342
Language: en
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The Most Eligible Lord in London

The Most Eligible Lord in London
Author: Ella Quinn
Release: 2020-03-31
Editor: Zebra Books
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781420149685
Language: en
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“Quinn explores the allures and idiosyncrasies of aristocratic life with wit and charm reminiscent of Jane Austen. This intelligent romance gets the series off to a promising start.” —Publishers Weekly In this captivating new Regency trilogy perfect for Bridgerton fans, bestselling author Ella Quinn picks up where her beloved Worthingtons series left off, as a charming and infamous rake falls for a steadfast and dazzling woman… Handsome, rakish, incorrigibly flirtatious—Fredrick, Lord Littleton, is notorious. Lady Adeline Wivenly is resolved to keep him at arm’s length during her first Season—until she overhears another woman’s plot to trick him into marriage. Even a rogue is undeserving of such deception, and Adeline feels obliged to warn him—only to find herself perilously attracted . . . In the past, Littleton’s charm nearly got him leg-shackled to the wrong woman. Now he’s positive he’s found the right one, for Adeline is everything he wants and needs in a wife. Her sense of justice is so strong she agrees to help him despite her mistrust. But can the ton’s most elusive lord convince the lady he is finally serious about marriage—as long as she will be his bride? Praise for Ella Quinn’s Believe in Me “Quinn continues to delight with the surprising adventures of the Worthington family. Fans of Lisa Kleypas and Julia Quinn will enjoy this family.” —Booklist

International Tax Agreements

International Tax Agreements
Author: Anonim
Release: 2022
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: STANFORD:36105062399170
Language: en
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International Convergence of Capital Measurement and Capital Standards

International Convergence of Capital Measurement and Capital Standards
Author: Anonim
Release: 2004
Editor: Lulu.com
Pages: 239
ISBN: 9789291316694
Language: en
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Verification of Eligibility for Employment and Benefits

Verification of Eligibility for Employment and Benefits
Author: United States,United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims
Release: 1995
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 121
ISBN: UCR:31210024919415
Language: en
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FEDERAL RESERVE BULLETIN JANUARY 1921

FEDERAL RESERVE BULLETIN JANUARY  1921
Author: Anonim
Release: 1921
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 1632
ISBN:
Language: en
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The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes

The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Release: 2021-08-31
Editor: Good Press
Pages: 199
ISBN: EAN:4066338053862
Language: en
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"The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes" by Arthur Conan Doyle. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Federal Higher Education Programs Institutional Eligibility

Federal Higher Education Programs Institutional Eligibility
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Special Subcommittee on Education
Release: 1974
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: STANFORD:36105009918264
Language: en
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Intermodal Freight Transportation Fact sheet and federal aid eligibility

Intermodal Freight Transportation  Fact sheet and federal aid eligibility
Author: Anonim
Release: 1995
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: NWU:35556025466129
Language: en
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Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control The review process

Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control  The review process
Author: United States. Social and Rehabilitation Service
Release: 1975
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: MINN:31951D00623362O
Language: en
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Arlington National Cemetery Burial Eligibility Act

Arlington National Cemetery Burial Eligibility Act
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Release: 2002
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 19
ISBN: PURD:32754073718151
Language: en
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Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control

Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control
Author: United States. Social and Rehabilitation Service
Release: 1975
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 26
ISBN: IND:30000090525597
Language: en
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Eligibility of Certain Flag Ships to Participate in the ODS Program

Eligibility of Certain Flag Ships to Participate in the ODS Program
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Merchant Marine
Release: 1988
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 86
ISBN: PSU:000014268540
Language: en
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