Man and Boy

Man and Boy

eBook - 2013
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"Set your other books aside for a day or two and read straight through Man and Boy." —USA Today

Some situations to avoid when preparing for your all-important, finally-I-am-fully-grown thirtieth birthday:

?Having a one-night stand with a colleague from work.
?The rash purchase of luxury items you can't afford.
?Being left by your wife.
?Losing your job.
?Suddenly becoming a single parent.

If you are coming up on thirty, whatever you do, don't do any of that. It will f*** up your whole day.



Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Landmark, c2013
ISBN: 9781402281952
1402281951
9781402281969
140228196X
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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nadian Jan 28, 2008

Coarse Language: Adult language used throughout the novel.

nadian Jan 28, 2008

Sexual Content: Brief sexual scenes and humour throughout the novel.

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WVMLStaffPicks Dec 06, 2014

The plot may be a little too familiar at first (man’s infidelity precipitates loss of wife) but the story is oddly compelling. The first person narration has the impact of a journal—immediate, raw and very much revealing the flaws of the protagonist. Bringing to mind a young, modern John Updike, the author describes the difficult transition both men and women must finally make when faced with loss, whether of love, job, freedom, parents or in this case all four!

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nadian Jan 28, 2008

Suddenly finding himself a single parent with no job, Harry must learn how to become the father he's always wanted to be but has never got the chance to.

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