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What are you reading? "The Marriage Plot"

Published 01/29/2012, Duluth News Tribune

Synopsis: It’s senior year in the 1980s at Brown University where Maddie is an English major cooing over book spines and considering the marriage plot in Jane Austen novels. She has, in recent years, fallen out of friendship with Mitchell, who is obsessed with the idea that he is going to marry her, while simultaneously shopping for religion. Leonard, meanwhile, spent his early college years as a sexual conquistador but lands on Maddie’s radar when he helps back her argument in literature class.

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