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2nd Anniversary PrimeWOMAN Sept Issue features Jersey Girl, Jancee Dunn
Our cover story features author Jancee Dunn, who always manifested such strong enthusiasm for what she wanted and now lives her life with gratitude and fulfillment. Jancee used every opportunity that presented, realistically pursuing her goals.
By: Fran Goldenberg
If Freud was right, and true happiness is the fulfillment of your childhood dreams, then Jancee Dunn is one of the happiest people you will ever meet. This reporter, celebrity interviewer, and memoirist can now add “novelist”
Last year when her younger sister Heather, married with 2 children, moved back to their parents’ home for six months, she handed Jancee the plot for her novel. “Take notes,” Jancee mused, as she watched Heather relapse into the setting where she had grown up. Written from the heart, “Don’t You Forget About Me” takes us back to the ‘80s, when Lillian Curtis, age 38, is abruptly left by her disillusioned husband and returns to her childhood home to get her life in order. Facing her 20 year high school reunion gives Llllian a trip down memory lane with long lost adolescent friends and another chance at love with her high school sweetheart.
“Don’t You Forget About Me,” named for the Simple Minds’ hit song is a complete nostalgia trip back to Jancee’s youth, filled with brand names, hot spots and bands, transcending the reader back in time. “I just went nuts with the 80’s,” Jancee admits, after receiving so much positive feedback from readers about her memoir of growing up in New Jersey. The reviewers agree that although this has been done many times before, mostly in John Hughes romance fashion, Jancee’s approach is fresh, sharp and delightfully energetic, making it a must read for all who have even given their youth a second thought.
To read more go to www.primewomanmag.com
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Joan Lerman, Publisher