Cover of: Bridget Jones's Diary | Helen Fielding

About the Book

A dazzling urban satire of modern human relations?
An iconic, tragic insight into the demise of the nuclear family?
Or the confused ramblings of a pissed thirty-something?

About the Edition

Meet Bridget Jones—a 30-something Singleton who is certain she would have all the answers if she could:
a. lose 7 pounds
b. stop smoking
c. develop Inner Poise

"123 lbs. (how is it possible to put on 4 pounds in the middle of the night? Could flesh have somehow solidified becoming denser and heavier? Repulsive, horrifying notion), alcohol units 4 (excellent), cigarettes 21 (poor but will give up totally tomorrow), number of correct lottery numbers 2 (better, but nevertheless useless)..."

Bridget Jones' Diary is the devastatingly self-aware, laugh-out-loud daily chronicle of Bridget's permanent, doomed quest for self-improvement — a year in which she resolves to: reduce the circumference of each thigh by 1.5 inches, visit the gym three times a week not just to buy a sandwich, form a functional relationship with a responsible adult--and learn to program the VCR.

Over the course of the year, Bridget loses a total of 72 pounds but gains a total of 74. She remains, however, optimistic.
--back cover

Edition Notes

First published in Great Britain in 1996.

Series
Bridget Jones
Copyright Date
2001

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823/.914
Library of Congress
PR6056.I4588 B75 1998

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
x, 271 p. ;
Number of pages
271

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL15510703M
Internet Archive
bridgetjonessdiafie00fiel
ISBN 10
0141000198
ISBN 13
9780141000190
LC Control Number
98-18687
OCLC/WorldCat
46764113, 1023821435
Alibris ID
9780141000190
Google
LtNSdRFFRbAC
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Amazon.com
0141000198
Library Thing
761509
Goodreads
46017301
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