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Women on the verge of a nervous breakthrough

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Published by Berkley Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle-aged women,
  • Divorced women,
  • Single women,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    As a result of a divorce and the recession, Joanie, her teenage daughter, Caroline, and her elderly mother, Ivy, try to live under the same roof without going completely crazy and learn that the past can sometimes be undone.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRuth Pennebaker
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3566.E4765 W66 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25845566M
    ISBN 100425238563
    ISBN 109780425238561
    LC Control Number2010023023
    OCLC/WorldCa617550971

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Already stressed to the limit, Joanie’s life is further complicated when her now cash-strapped mother comes to live with her and her teenaged daughter.

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