All Grown Up

All Grown Up

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 06/04/2017
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Synopsis

Andrea is a single, childless 39-year-old woman who tries to navigate family, sexuality, friendships and a career she never wanted, but battles with thoughts and desires that few people would want to face up to. Told in gut-wrenchingly honest language that shimmers with rage and intimacy, All Grown Up poses such questions as: - What if I don't want to hold your baby? - Can I date you without ever hearing about your divorce? - What can I demand of my mother now that I am an adult? - Is therapy pointless? - At what point does drinking a lot become a drinking problem? - Why does everyone keep asking me why I am not married? Powerfully intelligent and wickedly funny, All Grown Up delves into the psyche of a flawed but mesmerising character. Readers will recognise themselves in Jami Attenberg's truthful account of what it means to be a 21st century woman, though they might not always want to admit it.

  • Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781781257043
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Weight: 376g
  • Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 24 mm

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All Grown Up
This is an impressively, moving novel, one that you won’t forget in a hurry
Has anyone ever told you to grow up and act your age? Tell you that it’s about time you got your act together and settled down before it’s too late? What i... READ MORE
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All Grown Up
All the shtick of metropolitan Manhattan, NEW YORK
This is a fictional but all too real account of one woman’s voyage through life, battered by family, societal pressures and her own inner demons. Andrea, t... READ MORE
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