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Man and Boy
Man and Boy
Author: Tony Parsons
HE HAD TO FACE THE TOUGHEST JOB OF HIS LIFE. AND HE NEVER ONCE THOUGHT HE'D BE ON HIS OWN. — Harry had it all: a beautiful wife, an adorable four-year-old son, and a high-paying media job. But on the eve of his thirtieth birthday, with one irresponsible act, he threw it all away. Suddenly he finds himself an unemployed single father trying to fig...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780743225083
ISBN-10: 0743225082
Publication Date: 5/7/2001
Pages: 368
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 49 ratings
Publisher: Touchstone
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 5
I loved this book! Not only does Parsons have a British sensibility, but he also has a no-nonsense sensibility that one can only conclude is the result of his years of covering the punk scene as a music journalist. This book allows women a glance into the male mindset, helping us understand it more. I also love how this book doesn't make the protagonist look like some hero for taking care of his child full time - something that most women do and society takes for granted.
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Helpful Score: 5
A friend passed this along and I was pleasantly surprised at how much I liked it. Gives a great look into marriage, family, parenting love and loss but from a father's perspective. A great story and a quick enjoyable read. *Adult language
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Helpful Score: 4
This was a sweet story of how a man discovers what it means to be a true father. A little slow paced, at times, but worth the time to read it.
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Helpful Score: 4
Excellent story to read! Witty, sweet, and touchy!
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Helpful Score: 4
wonderful story, how one irresponsible act can change your life forever.
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