Labor of love : the invention of dating
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Pines and Plains - Simla Public Library - FICTION
ANF 306.73 WEI
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New York, NY : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
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292 pages 22 cm
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1605
Language
English
ISBN
9780374182533 (hardback), 0374182531 (hardback)

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"It seems as though every week there's a new app available on your smartphone promising dates a plenty--just swipe right. A mate, on the other hand, is becoming harder and harder to find. The age-old quest for true love requires more effort than ever before. Let's face it: dating is work. Which, as it happens, is exactly where it began, in the 19th century--as prostitution. In Labor of Love, Moira Weigel dives into the secret history of dating while holding up a mirror to the contemporary dating landscape, revealing why we date the way we do and explaining why it feels so much like work. This isn't a guide to "getting the guy"; there are no ridiculous "rules" to follow in Labor of Love. This is a brilliant, fresh, and utterly original approach to help us understand how dating was invented and, hopefully, lead us closer to the happy ending that it promises"--,Provided by publisher.
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"A brilliant and surprising investigation into why we date the way we do"--,Provided by publisher.
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Adult.,Brodart
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APA Citation (style guide)

Weigel, M. (2016). Labor of love: the invention of dating. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Weigel, Moira, 1984-. 2016. Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Weigel, Moira, 1984-, Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.

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Weigel, Moira. Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. Print.

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