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The Awkward Age (2017)
(eBook)


Published: [S.l.]: Penguin Publishing Group, 2017
Description:  368 p
ISBN/ISSN: 9780399576478,
Language:  English


“They've chosen the one thing that will make our family life impossible. It's genius really, when you think about it. It's the perfect sabotage.” “Segal deftly unspools a disastrous but plausible scenario. This page-turner is witty, compassionate and wickedly astute.” --People Julia Alden has fallen deeply, unexpectedly in love. American obstetrician James is everything she didn't know she wanted--if only her teenage daughter, Gwen, didn't hate him so much. Uniting two households is never easy, but when Gwen turns for comfort to James's seventeen-year-old son, Nathan, the consequences will test her mother's loyalty and threaten all their fragile new happiness. This is a moving and powerful novel about the modern family: about starting over; about love, guilt, and generosity; about building something beautiful amid the mess and complexity of what came before. It is a story about standing by the ones we love, even while they make mistakes. We would give anything to make our children happy. But how much should they ask?

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