I Don't Know How She Does It

I Don't Know How She Does It

The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother

Book - 2002
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Delightfully smart and heartbreakingly poignant, Allison Pearson’s smash debut novel has exploded onto bestseller lists as “The national anthem for working mothers.” Hedge-fund manager, wife, and mother of two, Kate Reddy manages to juggle nine currencies in five time zones and keep in step with the Teletubbies. But when she finds herself awake at 1:37 a.m. in a panic over the need to produce a homemade pie for her daughter’s school, she has to admit her life has become unrecognizable. With panache, wisdom, and uproarious wit, I Don’t Know How She Does It brilliantly dramatizes the dilemma of every working mom.
The questions, discussion topics, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your group’s reading of Allison Pearson’s I Don’t Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother , a hilarious, heartbreaking, and utterly unforgettable novel about a working mother trying to strike that impossible balance between work and family.

Baker & Taylor
Kate Reddy, a hedge fund manager and mother of two, struggles to juggle her professional and personal lives and to balance--often unsuccessfully--on the tightrope of work and home.

Baker
& Taylor

In a pointed dramatization of the problems of working mothers, Kate Reddy, a hedge fund manager and mother of two, struggles to juggle her professional and personal lives and to balance--often unsuccessfully--the tightrope of work and home. A first novel. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 300,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2002
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780375713750
0375713751
9780375414053
0375414053
Branch Call Number: F PEA
Characteristics: 337 p. ; 25 cm

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