TITLE

Mail order bride

AUTHOR(S)
Kageleiry, Jamie; Schultz, Christine
PUB. DATE
June 1993
SOURCE
Yankee;Jun93, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts the wedding of Shirley Summers' and Russell Pomeroy inside an L.L. Bean store in Freeport, Maine, in September 1991. Accommodation of Summers' wedding due to her patronage of the company's mail order products; Use of L.L. Bean boots and boxers by the groom and the bride.
ACCESSION #
9308316603

 

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