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Ex and the Single Girl (2005)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0446693073, Paperback)Adriana Trigiani meets Jane Green in this irresistible new novel about a family of southern women who have rotten luck with men.
Portia Fallon calls it PTEor the Penis Teflon Effect. It's the way all the women in her family deflect men like ping pong balls. No man has ever stuck with a Fallon woman for more than two years, and Portia has nearly surpassed that record. Until her live-in boyfriend dumps her. Now, everyone from her mother Mags to Auntie Vera and Grandma Bev is convinced that Portia must have sex with a temporary man. Enter Colin Beckett, a sexy, smart, and unsuspecting British novelist, who's visiting her small town of Truly, Georgia, for the summer.Then enter once again Portia's ex-beau, who's decided to fight to win her back. Now Portia faces a slippery decision: Which of these men has the right stuff to make a commitment stick?
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When her live-in boyfriend abruptly ends their relationship, Portia Fallon fears that she has inherited a tendency shared by all of the women in her family for attracting commitment-phobic men, a situation in which she is encouraged by her mother, aunt, and grandmother to engage in a temporary fling.
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