First printing, full number line. Signed by the author under her byline on the title page: "Alexander Marshall." Quarter-bound in light purple paper-covered boards with a darker purple cloth, gold-lettered spine. Book is tight and unmarked; slight spine slant; corners sharp, tail of spine bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $22.00); pink background on the jacket, which is easily faded, remains bright and vivid. Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002594
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Review: In Alexandra Marshall's fourth novel, love is certainly in the air, liable to strike most anyone. Something Borrowed focuses on the forced reunion of Gale and Gary, necessitated by the wedding of their son. Divorced for more than 15 years, the couple's marriage began as a blaze of passion and ended disastrously, so for Gary and Gale, seeing one another again after so many years could be a recipe for more fireworks. Add to the fray the current spouses of each, especially Gary's trashy young wife, and sparks are bound to fly at the Boston hotel in which the group is ensconced. But instead of anger, Gary and Gale find themselves pulled together by passion and temptation. Something Borrowed is a sophisticated examination of modern-day desire, betrayal, and infidelity.
Title: Something Borrowed
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston
Publication Date: 1997
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition.
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