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One Perfect Day

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One Perfect Day

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
75835
publisher:
Penguin
genre:
Reference, Nonfiction

We gave it an A-

As any bride can tell you, it’s hard not to get wrapped up in the romance — or commercial insanity — of planning a wedding. One Perfect Day, Rebecca Mead’s informative, hilarious book about the $161 billion biz explains why: ”The foremost product peddled by the wedding industry is the notion that a wedding, if done right, will provide fulfillment of a hitherto unimagined degree, and will herald a similarly flawless marriage and a subsequent life of domestic contentment.” One warning: Mead’s globe-trotting research (she visits a Chinese gown-making factory and a Disney pavilion where couples use Cinderella’s coach to tie the knot) can be so appalling, some readers might opt to elope. A-

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