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Something Borrowed (Book - Emily Giffin) It's a scenario straight out of Jerry Springer: Woman sleeps with her best friend's fiance; chair throwing, hair pulling, and cries of ''Bitch!''...Something Borrowed (Book - Emily Giffin)Fiction It's a scenario straight out of Jerry Springer: Woman sleeps with her best friend's fiance; chair throwing, hair pulling, and cries of ''Bitch!''...2004-06-11St. Martin's Press
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Something Borrowed (Book - Emily Giffin)

Genre: Fiction; Author: Emily Giffin; Status: In Season; Publisher: St. Martin's Press

It’s a scenario straight out of Jerry Springer: Woman sleeps with her best friend’s fiance; chair throwing, hair pulling, and cries of ”Bitch!” ensue. But in the non-televised world, the reality is rarely that simple. This page-turning, heartbreakingly honest debut follows sensible attorney Rachel and her glamorous, self-centered best friend Darcy. After her 30th-birthday party, Rachel stumbles into bed with Dex, Darcy’s husband-to-be – and untapped emotions begin to flow. As the triangle plays out (and Darcy and Dex’s wedding date looms), we see that relationships and blame are rarely as clear-cut as they seem. Instead of falling back on easy chick-lit cliches, Giffin deftly depicts the hopeful hearts behind an unsympathetic situation.

Originally posted June 11 2004 — 12:00 AM EDT

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