The Man of My Dreams

The Man of My Dreams

A Novel

Book - 2006
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Hannah Gavener's fantasies about family, romance, and love collide headlong with the challenges, complexities, and realities of adult life and relationships.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781400064762
1400064767
Branch Call Number: F SIT NVD
Alternative Title: Man of my dreams

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ownedbydoxies
May 09, 2016

A very good book, although sometimes Hannah can be a bit abrupt and harsh, but on the other hand, that's what makes her so interesting.

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Blabbermouth
Aug 08, 2015

A very good book. So honest. So insightful. I will read her 1st book & anything else she writes. I recommend this author.

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alistraka
Dec 20, 2011

Don't let the pre-teen-style cover fool you: This book is filled with insightful and mature vignettes that are written with an attentive eye for detail and frank honesty. Women will relate to much of protagonist Hannah's experiences, and everyone will enjoy this vivid read about coming of age and finding love.

ksoles May 19, 2011

Although this book bears a banal and generic title, Curtis Sittenfeld's second novel, "The Man of My Dreams," is almost as enjoyable as her first ("Prep," 2005). When the book opens, 14-year-old Hannah Gavener is grappling with her mother's decision to stand up to her controlling father. The storyline follows Hannah through college and afterwards as she tries to find the kind of romance she believes she desires. As is so often the case in life, things don't quite work out according to plan; as a result, this novel rings completely true, vividly capturing a young woman's anxiety and confusion about finding love and direction.

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nsorokan
Nov 25, 2012

nsorokan thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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