I Don't Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother by Allison Pearson

I Don't Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother

byAllison Pearson

Kobo ebook | October 1, 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.

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Title:I Don't Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working MotherFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 1, 2002Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1400040124

ISBN - 13:9781400040124

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