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Otherhood : a novel / William Sutcliffe.

By: Sutcliffe, William, 1971-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, [2019]Copyright date: 2008Edition: Paperback edition.Description: 292 pages : 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781635573855; 1635573858.Uniform titles: Whatever makes you happy. Subject(s): Mothers and sons -- Fiction | Miscommunication -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fictionDDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: "Gillian, Helen, and Carol are three suburban mothers who have known each other since their respective sons were babies, and have met in a regular coffee group for years. These days, their sons are a bunch of thirty-four-year-old slackers: they have no wives and no children, never call, and seem unlikely to outgrow their post-adolescent lifestyles anytime soon. After yet another fruitless Mother's Day, Carol has an outlandish but irresistible idea: each woman will go drop in on her son for an unexpected weeklong visit and find out what's really keeping him from responsible adult life. Together, and with mixed success, the mothers set out to whip their sons into shape."--
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"First published in 2008 in he United Kingdom as Whatever makes you happy."--Title page verso.

"Gillian, Helen, and Carol are three suburban mothers who have known each other since their respective sons were babies, and have met in a regular coffee group for years. These days, their sons are a bunch of thirty-four-year-old slackers: they have no wives and no children, never call, and seem unlikely to outgrow their post-adolescent lifestyles anytime soon. After yet another fruitless Mother's Day, Carol has an outlandish but irresistible idea: each woman will go drop in on her son for an unexpected weeklong visit and find out what's really keeping him from responsible adult life. Together, and with mixed success, the mothers set out to whip their sons into shape."--

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