Valley of the Dolls - Jennifer, September, 1947 Summary & Analysis

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Jennifer, September, 1947 Summary

Jennifer Polar is thrilled to be pregnant and rushes to tell her friend Neely O'Hara. Neely is divorcing her husband Mel Harris in order to marry her wardrobe designer, Ted Casablanca. When Jennifer gives her the news, Neely recommends green pills that will help Jennifer restore her figure after the baby is born, and mentions some yellow pills she has also been using.

Jennifer publicly announces the baby at a cocktail party at her home. Tony Polar is pleased with the news, but Miriam is not—she tries to talk Tony out of letting the pregnancy continue but Tony wants the baby. Jennifer tells Tony that she is tired of Miriam running their lives, and says that Tony must choose between his sister and his wife. Tony refuses to do so, so he and Jennifer legally separate with plans to divorce when the baby...

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