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9781643135786

Matrimony, Inc. : from personal ads to swiping right, a story of America looking for love

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"Have you ever used a dating app or website? Then you have more in common than you know with lonely homesteaders in 18th century New England. At once heartwarming and heartbreaking, Matrimony, Inc. reveals the unifying thread that weaves its way through not just marriage and relationships over the centuries, but American social history itself: advertising for love." -- Inside front jacket flap.

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Wadsworth Library - Geneseo 646.77 BEA (Text)
Adult New Nonfiction
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  • ISBN: 9781643135786
  • ISBN: 1643135783
  • Physical Description: x, 196 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2020.

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Includes bibliographical references (page [195]).
Summary, etc.:
"Have you ever used a dating app or website? Then you have more in common than you know with lonely homesteaders in 18th century New England. At once heartwarming and heartbreaking, Matrimony, Inc. reveals the unifying thread that weaves its way through not just marriage and relationships over the centuries, but American social history itself: advertising for love." -- Inside front jacket flap.
Subject: Personals > United States > History.
Mate selection > United States > History.
Dating (Social customs) > United States > History.
Man-woman relationships > United States > History.
Love > United States > History.
Marriage > United States > History.


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