The Resource How to be a grown-up : a novel, Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus., (ebook)

How to be a grown-up : a novel, Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus., (ebook)

Label
How to be a grown-up : a novel
Title
How to be a grown-up
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus.
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From bestselling authors Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus comes a timely novel about a forty-something wife and mother thrust back into the workforce, where she finds herself at the mercy of a boss half her age. Rory McGovern is entering the ostensible prime of her life when her husband, Blake, loses his dream job and announces he feels like "taking a break "from being a husband and father. Rory was already spread thin and now, without warning, she is single-parenting two kids, juggling their science projects, flu season, and pajama days, while coming to terms with her disintegrating marriage. And without Blake, her only hope is to accept a full-time position working for two full-time twenty-somethings. A day out of b-school, these girls think they know it all and have been given the millions from venture capitalists to back up their delusion--that the future of digital media is a high-end "lifestyle "site--for kids! (Not that anyone who works there has any, or knows the first thing about actual children.) Can Rory learn to decipher her bosses' lingo, texts that read like license plates, and arbitrary mandates? And is there any hope of saving her marriage? With her family hanging by a thread, Rory must adapt to this hyper-digitized, over-glamorized, narcissistic world of millennialswhatever it takes. Since their "diabolically funny ("The New York Times, How to Be a Grown-up is an entertaining and insightful story sure to resonate with all those readers who first fell in love with The Nanny Diaries
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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McLaughlin, Emma
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.C575
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kraus, Nicola
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Working mothers
  • Women
Label
How to be a grown-up : a novel, Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781451643466
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
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remote
Stock number
7F2BC1B3-70BB-4603-9D28-403F819124E7
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  • ocn906028430
  • (OCoLC)906028430
Label
How to be a grown-up : a novel, Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451643466
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7F2BC1B3-70BB-4603-9D28-403F819124E7
System control number
  • ocn906028430
  • (OCoLC)906028430

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