The Resource I don't know how she does it : the life of Kate Reddy, working mother : a novel, Allison Pearson., (ebook)

I don't know how she does it : the life of Kate Reddy, working mother : a novel, Allison Pearson., (ebook)

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I don't know how she does it : the life of Kate Reddy, working mother : a novel
Title
I don't know how she does it
Title remainder
the life of Kate Reddy, working mother : a novel
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Allison Pearson.
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Language
eng
Summary
Allison Pearson's novel ... dramatizes the dilemma of working motherhood at the start of the twenty-first century. Meet Kate Reddy, hedge-fund manager and mother of two. She can juggle nine different currencies in five different time zones and get herself and two children washed and dressed and out of the house in half an hour. In Kate's life, Everything Goes Perfectly as long as Everything Goes Perfectly. She lies to her own mother about how much time she spends with her kids; practices pelvic floor squeezes in the boardroom; applies tips from Toddler Taming to soothe her irascible boss; uses her cell phone in the office bathroom to procure a hamster for her daughter's birthday ("Any working mother who says she doesn't bribe her kids can add Liar to her r<U+00d4>esum<U+00d4>e"); and cries into the laundry hamper when she misses her children's bedtime. In a novel that is at once uproariously funny and achingly sad, Allison Pearson captures the guilty secret lives of working women--the self-recrimination, the comic deceptions, the giddy exhaustion, the despair--as no other writer has. Kate Reddy's conflict --How are we meant to pass our days? How are we to reconcile the two passions, work and motherhood, that divide our lives? --gets at the private absurdities of working motherhood as only a novel could: with humor, drama, and bracing wisdom
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TEFOD
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1960-
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Pearson, Allison
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6116.E17
LC item number
I2 2002eb
Literary form
novels
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dictionaries
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  • Working mothers
  • Children of working mothers
  • Mother and child
  • London (England)
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I don't know how she does it : the life of Kate Reddy, working mother : a novel, Allison Pearson., (ebook)
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  • (OCoLC)727065385
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I don't know how she does it : the life of Kate Reddy, working mother : a novel, Allison Pearson., (ebook)
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781400040124
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unknown
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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
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unknown sound
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remote
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63322945-2218-4B16-A87B-3C703150193A
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  • ocn727065385
  • (OCoLC)727065385

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