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I Don't Know How She Does It (Movie Tie-In Edition) (Vintage Contemporaries Vintage Contemporaries)

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ISBN13: 9780307948564
ISBN10: 0307948560
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Delightfully smart and heartbreakingly poignant, Allison Pearson’s smash debut novel has exploded onto bestseller lists as “The national anthem for working mothers.” Hedge-fund manager, wife, and mother of two, Kate Reddy manages to juggle nine currencies in five time zones and keep in step with the Teletubbies. But when she finds herself awake at 1:37 a.m. in a panic over the need to produce a homemade pie for her daughter’s school, she has to admit her life has become unrecognizable. With panache, wisdom, and uproarious wit, I Don’t Know How She Does It brilliantly dramatizes the dilemma of every working mom.

About the Author

Allison Pearson, an award-winning journalist and author, is a staff writer for the London Daily Telegraph. Her first novel, I Don’t Know How She Does It, became an international bestseller and was translated into thirty-two languages. She is a patron of Camfed, a charity that supports the education of thousands of African girls. Pearson lives in Cambridge with her husband and their two children.

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Rachel Coker, July 17, 2011 (view all comments by Rachel Coker)
This was a fantastic beach read: well written, funny and occasionally insightful. Any working mother will find humor in the life of Kate Reddy, a woman with an incredibly demanding job in the macho world of London high finance as well as two small kids and a well-intentioned husband. Allison Pearson really captured the way that moms feel they must give their all at home (perfect birthday parties, super-clean kitchen, well-dressed kids) and at work (tackling last-minute projects, traveling, covering up for less competent colleagues). I especially enjoyed the scene that finds Kate icing her daughter's birthday cake practically in the middle of the night. Been there, done that! The book is set in the early 2000s, and I can only imagine what the Reddy household would be like a decade later with the addition of smartphones and an iPad or two.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307948564
Author:
Pearson, Allison
Publisher:
Anchor
Subject:
Humor : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Publication Date:
20110809
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8 x 5.17 x 0.79 in 0.6306 lb

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Novelization
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » General
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Narrative
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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Contemporary Women
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Family Life

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