Must Love Dogs Book Summary and Study Guide

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Sarah Hurlihy is trying to get her life back on track after her divorce. With pressure from her family that its been long enough, she is finally getting back into the dating scene. Her first step is to answer a personal ad and set up a coffee date. Her first ad "date" turns out to be her father as he too is playing the field quite exceedingly since his wife died. After answering her fathers ad she just about gives up hope until her sister suggests she submit her own ad. Sarah agrees to her sister putting a personal ad in the paper for her. She ends up calling a few and also starts seeing one of the parents of one of her students at the pre-school she works at. She helps to solve her brothers family problems and while helping her niece they end up getting their navels pierced together , whom John (one of the men who answered her ad that she replied back to) teases her about a mid life crisis. Through ups and downs trials and error and dissecting why her marriage didn't work out she tries find someone who can keep her happy.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   lack of a boyfriend/girlfriend/squeeze

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   teacher


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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