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Newly-weds are difficult to avoid in Niagra Falls. Each year 500,000 freshly hitched sweethearts book into one of the 55 motels offering heart-shaped jacuzzis, tiger rugs and mirrored ceilings. That's 700 couples a day. Not the best place to be then, when your girlfriend rejects your proposal of marriage, and proposes instead that you go your separate ways. His self-esteem heading south, Jim Keeble decides to follow suit, hoping that the United States - and the women of America - can help mend his broken heart. He says viva to Las Vegas and the showgirls of the 21st century; tries to catch a crab-catcher's daughter in historic Virginia, and cheers on an ex-cheerleader on a Dude ranch in Arizona. Funny and romantic, INDEPENDENCE DAY is a true-life travelogue of a broken heart.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780349112947
ISBN-10: 0349112940
Format: Paperback
(200mm x 125mm x 20mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Abacus
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 6-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jim Keeble

Jim Keeble writes regularly for the travel pages of the DAILY TELEGRAPH, THE TIMES and the EVENING STANDARD. He lives alone in North London without any cats.

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